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United Steelworkers Strike

Biggest Oil Refinery Strike In Decades Spreads To Largest U.S. Plant

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

(Adds Shell letter, background, detail) By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. refinery strike widened on i...

Organized Labor Showing Signs of Life

David Macaray | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
David Macaray

On Sunday, when 3,800 members of the United Steelworkers (USW) walked off their jobs at nine oil refineries across the country (including two in my home state of California), it marked the first national oil refinery strike in more than three decades, going all the way back to 1980. Congratulations, USW. With this strike, organized labor is finally showing signs of life.

United Steelworkers Union Warns Strike More Likely

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

* Strike could begin as early as Wednesday * Contract talks continuing through weekend (Adds details, background, byline...