PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USW is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with Shell on a new three-year agreement, pending ratification by the union's membership.
The USW represents 30,000 workers at 168 production, refining, marketing, transportation, pipeline and petrochemical facilities nationwide, including 69 refineries representing approximately 64 percent of US refining capacity.
Overall, the USW is the largest industrial union in North America and has 850,000 members in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. It represents workers employed in metals, rubber, chemicals, paper, oil refining, renewable and atomic energy, plus the service sector.
Lynne Hancock, USW, 615-828-6169, [email protected]
SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)