Sale of Texas City, Carson Refineries will not affect USW contracts
The United Steelworkers Union (USW) is working with BP to guarantee a smooth transition when the company’s Texas City, Texas, and Carson, Calif., refineries are sold. Employees’ jobs and the USW contracts at both facilities will be protected because of the successorship language in the agreements.
“BP assured us that there will be a smooth transition to the next employer,” said USW President Leo W. Gerard. “We are committed to work with the new company on health and safety issues at both facilities ... more