Ironworkers 396 pickets Walmart Supercenter work

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St. Charles – Ironworkers Local 396 has posted an informational picket at the Walmart store near Zumbehl Road protesting substandard wages and benefits paid by Kentucky Steel Erectors.  Local 396 Business Representative Bill Trendley (right) with member Bryan Peiffer (left) said the general contractor, Poetker Construction of Breese, Ill. subcontracted ironwork to the out-of-state business. Reports from the job are that few on the ironworker crew speak English.

– Labor Tribune photo

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