A New Hampshire utility provider is bracing for a possible strike of about half its employees.
The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local have been bargaining since April, at odds over wages and pensions.
Contracts ended last week.
Union members will vote on a contract offer Friday. If it's not approved, they will go on strike.
NHEC provides electricity to 83,000 customers in 115 New Hampshire towns.