Local plumbing and pipefitters union strikes, expects to vote on new contract proposal Wednesday

Union leaders, plumbing and pipefitting contractors meet behind closed doors Tuesday as negotiations between the sides continue.

KAUKAUNA – A local plumbers and pipefitters union is on strike, but union leaders say it's not causing a work stoppage.

Negotiations between United Association Local 400 leaders and contractors continued for much of the day Tuesday in Kaukauna, where the union local is based.

Members voted Monday to strike after a new contract agreement couldn't be reached.

Union leaders say a new contract proposal is expected to be put before the 1,500 voting members Wednesday.