WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Monday, June 24th 2019

Randy Bushover
June 24, 2019 - 3:52 am

Another one cent drop at the pump.  The AAA puts the current average cost for a gallon of unleaded at $2.84 in the Western New York region.

Kaleida remains at an impasse in contract talks with three unions - Communications Workers of America/AFL-CIO, International Union of Operating Engineers and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.  The 7,200 workers had been working through two extensions since May 31st when talks broke down Friday.  A union rep says there are over 30 open issues remaining on the table.  Kaleida says its current proposal represents a more than $50 million investment into the workforce.  No new talks are scheduled until July 1st.

The Wing Kings are branching out.  A second restaurant is coming to 3144 Main Street in the University District across from the Lake Effect Diner.  Business First notes the other Wing Kings is at 484 Elmwood Avenue.

D&W Diesel at 3788 Broadway in Cheektowaga is having an open house for business customers this Wednesday from 10am-4pm.  A barbecue lunch will be served.  For more details and complimentary tickets, you can call 681-7860.

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