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October 08, 2013

Briggs & Stratton employees reject contract in low vote turnout

Local Briggs & Stratton Corp. union employees have again rejected a contract proposal in a vote with low turnout.

Workers voted 109-22 to reject the proposal Sunday, said Briggs spokeswoman Laura Timm. That was a lower turnout than the rejected proposal in August in which just 162 voted, out of the approximately 395 employees in Wauwatosa and Menomonee Falls represented by United Steelworkers Local 2-232.

â;€Âoe;We are extremely disappointed in (Sundayâ;€™s) vote,â;€Â; Timm said in an email to The Businessâ;€¦;

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