HOUSTON (Reuters) – Marathon Petroleum Corp has agreed to be the leading company in 2022 talks with the United Steelworkers Union (USW) for a new national agreement on the U.S. refinery and chemical workers, an ETC official said. In 2015, discussions between USW and Shell failed to reach agreement on a contract, and more than 7,000 employees at 12 refineries and three chemical plants left their jobs for at least two months at most sites and six months at the same site. The CTE has a proud and long history of negotiating contracts on behalf of its members, which evoke the concerns and realities of the economic environment. The union has industry conferences and business and industry councils that join local unions to negotiate standard contracts in sectors such as paper, steel, aluminum and tires. We are proud to highlight many innovations, such as the Experimental Negotiation Agreement (ENA), which led to the reconciliation of interests as a definitive solution to bargaining issues and not to strikes for the steel industry. This approach has allowed employers to assure their customers that there will be an uninterrupted delivery of steel. In these difficult times when companies were on the verge of bankruptcy or bankruptcy, we restructured the agreements so that the employer had a competitive labour cost, but continued to provide good wages and benefits to our members and allowed us to participate in profits when the company regained its financial capacity. In addition to working and maintaining industry-wide contractual models in the ETC agreements, we are also working with other international unions to increase our bargaining power. In our agreements, we also negotiate the language of workers and unions in order to give our members more input in their work environment.

Collective agreements set out the terms and conditions of employment of unionized workers as well as the rights, privileges and obligations of the union, employer and workers. You will find accurate information about what you can do in your Special Collective Agreement (CBA), which is available from your local union. If you have other questions or need help, here are some information that can help. As a member or retiree of our union, you and your family are entitled to a large number of benefits. Benefits include everything from health, dental and other insurance to pensions, retiree health care and other things. Since 1997, Shell has been the leading company in negotiations on the National Collective Agreement, which sets compensation and benefits for 30,000 refining and chemical workers in the United States. In the late 1990s, major energy companies such as Shell and Exxon operated refineries in the United States. The longest strike was at Marathon`s Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), District Council 46, Local 557 currently has no active staff. The current contract, concluded on January 31, 2019, expires on February 1, 2022 after 12 .m local time. “It`s clear that the industry is in a different place than a few years ago,” Smith said. “Shell`s position in refining is changing.

They are smaller than they were. Marathon`s position in refining and in our groups is greater. Marathon, the largest U.S. refinery, will replace Royal Dutch Shell Plc due to changes in the industry over the past decade, said Mike Smith, president of the USW`s National Oil Bargaining Program.

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  • April 14th, 2021
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