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USW Says Tentative Deal Reached; Oil Refinery Strikes Near End

The United Steelworkers union and oil companies have reached a tentative deal, ending the “largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years,” according to a report from Reuters. Strikes were held during the last 40 days at twelve oil refineries, representing one-fifth of the total U.S. refining capacity, after labor negotiations between union workers and oil

USW Rejects Shell’s Sixth Offer

United Steelworkers Union leaders rejected the sixth contract offer Royal Dutch Shell Plc. made to refinery workers, pausing negotiations on Thursday, Feb. 5, according to Reuters. USW recommended local union leaders reject the sixth proposal, which was proposed following the first major walkouts at refineries since 1980. Approximately 4,000 workers at nine plants, including seven

USW, Shell Wrestle Over Labor Contract

United Steelworkers Union leaders were “shocked” by Royal Dutch Shell Plc.’s resistance to negotiate new labor contacts, causing 3,800 refinery workers to stage walk outs on Feb. 1 at nine oil refineries across the U.S., according to Reuters. Shell suspended talks with union leaders on Feb. 1 after making five offers that were all rejected