PORT HURON, Mich., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
today announced that the Company has reached an agreement with the members of
United Steelworkers Local 16201, ending a 10-day work stoppage by 42 union-
represented employees in the Company's Holland, Niles and Three Rivers service
areas in southwestern Michigan.
The new contract, agreed to on November 21, has been ratified by the
members of the Steelworkers union.
"We are pleased this matter has been resolved," said George A. Schreiber,
Jr., Company President and Chief Executive Officer. "And, again, we would like
to thank our customers in the Western District for their patience and
understanding during this time."
The Company has no comment on the terms of the agreement.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. distributes natural gas to more than 400,000 customers
combined in Michigan, as SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY, and in Alaska, as ENSTAR
Natural Gas Company. It also owns and operates businesses involved in propane
distribution, intrastate pipelines and natural gas storage in various regions
of the United States.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
CONTACT: Timothy Lubbers, Director of Marketing & Corporate
Communications, SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., 810-887-4208