HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — Chad Thompson, President of USW Local 40, has confirmed to 13 News that the Special Metals picket line will be shut down on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17 due to expected snowstorms.

I shut picket lines down today and tomorrow because of safety concerns due to the expected snow storm.

Chad Thompson, President of USW Local 40

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