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Alcoa and union reach labor agreement

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Alcoa and the United Steelworkers union reached a tentative agreement late Thursday on a new five-year labor contract covering 6,100 workers at 11 company plants, including Alcoa’s Wenatchee Works.

The new agreement, which replaces a four-year contract that expired Thursday, covers about 370 of the 460 Alcoa employees in Wenatchee, said company spokesman Jens Lee. Other affected plants are in Indiana, Texas, Iowa, North Carolina, Tennessee, New York and Arkansas.

“We have reached a package that is…

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