Tag: United Steelworkers

Labor union comes out against oil exports

The United Steelworkers on Monday declared its opposition to exporting American crude, siding with refiners who say it would hike oil prices and pare their margins.  More »

Tentative deal reached for refinery contract

Just before 8 pm, the United Steelworkers Union said it had reached a tentative deal with Shell, which took the lead for the industry in the talks  More »

U.S. refinery union says strike possible as contract deadline nears

The union representing more than 30,000 workers at refineries, terminals and pipelines throughout the U.S. warned members that a strike may be imminent as negotiations with the industry near a Feb. 1 deadline.  More »

Worker injured at Exxon’s Baytown refinery

The worker suffered steam burns across 25 percent of his upper body, Gary Beevers, who oversees the United Steelworkers’ oil sector, said in an e-mailed statement.  More »