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ExxonMobil’s Refusal To Deal With Safety Leads To Lockout Threat Vs. USW At Biggest U.S Refinery

BAYTOWN, Texas —ExxonMobil’s flat refusal to deal with safety issues at the largest refinery in the U.S., in Baytown, Texas, has led the oil firm to threaten to lock out its 850 employees, members of the Steel Workers local there. USW, which is trying to negotiate a new contract, had to give ExxonMobil a 60-day notice of a possible strike. […]

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Operating Engineers Lead Building Trades Push For Keystone OK

WASHINGTON —Saying constructing the Keystone XL pipeline would employ 10,000 building trades workers, the Operating Engineers strongly urged Congress to approve the controversial project from the Montana-Canada border to the Texas Gulf Coast. The union is leading the building trades’ united push for Keystone. Its latest effort was April 16 testimony backing GOP-sponsored legislation to take the Keystone decision out […]

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