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STEELWORKERS AT ALLEGHENY LUDLUM TO HOLD SOLIDARITY RALLY

 BRACKENRIDGE, Pa., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers of America (USWA) members at Allegheny Ludlum Steel (NYSE: ALS) plants will hold a "Solidarity Rally" for all Steelworkers in the Pittsburgh area on Saturday, Aug. 28, in anticipation of the beginning of contract negotiations with Allegheny Ludlum, it was announced today.
 The rally will begin at 11 a.m., and continue until 8 p.m., at Pavilions 2 and 3 at Northmoreland Park, Westmoreland County. It is sponsored by USWA Locals 1196, 1138 and 2984, representing workers at Allegheny Ludlum plants in Brackenridge, Leechburg, Bagdad and Vandergrift, Pa.
 Speakers at the rally will include USWA District 15 Director Lefty Palm, U.S. Rep. Ron Klink (D-Allegheny), and USWA members from Ravenswood Aluminum Corp. in Ravenswood, W.Va., who will describe their successful struggle against a 20-month lockout that ended in June, 1992, the union said.
 The rally will also feature musical entertainment and a cookout with hot dogs and pop.
 Negotiations between the USWA and Allegheny Ludlum are expected to begin this fall on local issues, prior to full bargaining on a new contract to replace the current contract which expires April 1, 1994.
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 /CONTACT: Dennis Shutak, recording secretary, USWA Local 1196, 412-224-9000/
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