WORKERS SEEKING HELP Striking Steelworkers Applying For Unemployment Benefits
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Aug. 21, 2012 11:38 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 21, 2012 12:50 PM EDT
, Jackson County
, West Virginia
Striking steelworkers at the Constellium Aluminum Plant in Ravenswood were applying Tuesday for unemployment benefits.
WorkForce West Virginia employees were taking the applications at the Armory in Millwood until 2:30 p.m. State law allows workers involved in a labor dispute to file a claim for unemployment compensation. On Thursday, there will be a rally in Ravenswood to support striking workers.
About 700 steelworkers are on strike in the dispute.
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