March 4, 2015

THE WAR ON WAGES:

Shell unveils plan to replace union workers 2 days before talks (Bloomberg, 3/03/15)  

Two days before contract negotiations are scheduled to resume between Royal Dutch Shell and the United Steelworkers' oil union, the company announced plans to run its second-largest U.S. refinery without union labor.

Shell will have trained and deployed enough "relief workers" by mid-summer to keep the 327,000-barrel-a-day Deer Park refinery in Texas running at full operations, The Hague, Netherlands-based company said late Monday on its website. USW members went on strike at the complex on Feb. 1 after their contract expired and talks broke down.

Posted by at March 4, 2015 5:09 PM
  

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