By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More than 1,000 local steelworkers are ready to strike.READ MORE: Allegheny County Police Investigating Shots Fired In North Versailles
Last night, the United Steelworkers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for its 1,300 members working at Allegheny Technologies.READ MORE: Fatal Police Shooting In Ohio Hospital Caught On Officer Body Camera
The union says ATI is dragging its feet in negotiations and is demanding a four-year contract with changes to wages, health insurance, and protections.MORE NEWS: West Virginia's Offer Of Cash And Free Recreational Destination Passes Receives Huge Response
ATI says employees will be better off financially under its most recent proposal.