Vowed veto of 'sweatshop' to stand

Mike Wereschagin
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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Two days after declaring a Rankin factory a "sweatshop," Allegheny County Council Democrats announced they were backing down in the face of County Executive Dan Onorato's threatened veto.
Council's declaration barred the county from doing business with W&K Steel LLC and touched off criticism from people who said Democratic leaders pushed the bill through to please unions. W&K owners deny they're running a sweatshop and said they're considering legal action.
"After consulting with my colleagues on council, we have decided that we will allow the veto ... to stand at this time," council President Rich Fitzgerald said Thursday in a written release...