Con Edison ended its lockout of union workers after 26 days Thursday, with the approval of a new four-year contract, according to Crain's New York Business.
Both parties are attributing the agreement to Governor Andrew Cuomo who brought the sides together in his office to discuss a on Thursday night.
During the lockout, Prospect Heights had 72 hours of intermittent power failure for . There were repeated power disruptions to the subway, nearby apartment buildings, restaurants and the NYPD's 78th Precinct, causing .
The outages were caused by due to increased power usage in the area, Con Edison spokesman Chris Olert said, adding that the company was working on equipment .
Olert said the lockout, which caused managers and contractors to take over repair work, was not a factor in the outages.
“The women ard men who are out there working on Bergen street are management employees (not contractors), many of whom have come up through the ranks. Con Edison is not shortchanging the people of that neighborhood,” he said.