May 14, 2019
Contract expiration date and time
Alcoa and the United Steelworkers have agreed that the contract will expire at all five plants (located on different time zones) at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, Central Daylight Time.
- Warrick, Gum Springs and Point Comfort are all on Central Daylight Time (CDT)
- Massena is on Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), so the contract expires there at 12:59 a.m. on Thursday, May 16
- For Wenatchee, the fully curtailed smelter in Washington State, the contract expires at 9:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on Wednesday, May 15.