September 10, 2019 08:53 AM
(ABC 6 News) - In Austin, employee contracts at Hormel Foods have expired and still, no agreement is made on a new contract.
United Food & Commercial Workers Local 9 Labor Union was in negotiations with Hormel for 5 weeks the contract expired Sunday.
They will return to the table next Monday.
President of Local 9, Richard Morgan, says the economy has played a big factor in negotiations in the latest contract and both sides need a little more time to come to an agreement.
Morgan says the extensions aren't uncommon, the previous contract extension went until November.
The current contract is under extension until October 8th.
Created: September 10, 2019 08:53 AM
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