Indian Point workers authorize strike

The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, NY.

January 6, 2014 8:13:20 PM PST
A strike was authorized Monday night by workers at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant.

Hundreds of union workers from the facility in the Westchester County Village of Buchanan overwhelmingly authorized a strike against the plant's owner, Entergy.

Their collective bargaining agreement expires January 17.

Union officials have scheduled a "practice picket" for Thursday.