The company's contract with its workers expired Tuesday morning.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Kellogg workers in Lancaster County are on the picket line, joining thousands of workers in Nebraska, Tennessee and Michigan as they strike over wage disparities.

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The company’s contract with its workers expired Tuesday morning, and negotiations for a new contract have stalled for more than a year.

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The union said Kellogg’s wants to eliminate cost of living adjustments and the cap on how many low-wage employees it can hire. Those workers get paid $11 less than their veteran employees.

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Kellogg’s said its proposals offer increases in wages and retirement benefits.