From KPLC Staff:
SULPHUR, LA(KPLC)-Some workers claim their employer broke the law. Members of Operating Engineers Local 407 claim that after they rejected a contract offer from LyondellBassel Equistar, the company locked them out. The workers say that violates the law, because their current contract has not expired. They started picketing Saturday night. 7 News contacted the company, a spokesman said the company does not comment on ongoing negotiations.