FOND DU LAC - Union members say a meeting between union leaders and companyofficials took place Tuesday afternoon.
The meeting was held at Mercury's headquarters and lasted forabout two and a half hours. Details of the discussion have not beenreleased.
The company said Monday night they would hold a meeting withunion leaders to "bring clarity" to issues involving theInternational Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers'second vote.
FOX 11 spoke with Mercury spokesperson Steve Fleming Tuesdaymorning. At that time he said, "It is nothing more than anopportunity for the union and Mercury to talk."
Fleming decline to elaborate on what would be discussed orwhether the talks will impact the company's decision to move 850manufacturing jobs to Stillwater, Okla.
The company does say its proposal remains unchanged.
While Fond du Lac County leaders have no details on the talksthey say the discussions offer some hope.
County executive Allen Buechel says he wants the situationresolved but will have the county board on standby for an emergencyvote if necessary. He says he doesn't know what to think of thislatest development but won't give up hope "until there is cheeringin Oklahoma."
Union leaders did not return calls for comment.
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