New contract deal reached at Keokuk Steel Castings

Union employees working for Keokuk Steel Castings will get raises under a new contract.

Jerry Kearn of the negotiating committee announced that a new three year labor contract was ratified on Sunday.

The agreement calls for increases in wages each of the three years of the contract, it includes a signing bonus and increased benefits.

The deal with United Steelworkers Local 3311 and Keokuk Steel Castings also provides stability in health insurance premiums.