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2011-06-16 16:09:00

BEAUMONT, Texas, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers Union (USW) says the June 14 injury at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas, refinery shows the company must do a better job at handling process safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) "Glenn Oviedo was seriously injured June 14 while operating a steam vent valve on the refinery's flexicoker, sustaining steam burns over 25 percent of his upper body," said USW International Vice President...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two United Steelworkers Union (USW) local union leaders from the Paducah, Ky., and Portsmith, Ohio, nuclear facilities testified today before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power to advocate for measures that will create and save jobs, while raising revenue for the federal treasury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Testifying were USW Local 550 Vice President Jim H.

2011-05-25 10:41:00

Questions linger about gender inequality and unfair treatment of female clerical staff in Baytown, TX facility DALLAS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While many high profile company executives, investment bankers and oil speculators may have been celebrating ExxonMobil's $30.5 billion profits in 2010, there was a decidedly different attitude among the Baytown clerical women and their fellow Steelworker supporters at the ExxonMobil shareholders meeting today.

2011-05-18 10:10:00

200 New Jobs Will Boost Local Economy PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers Union (USW) officials praised International Paper's (IP) decision to implement a project that could lead to the redevelopment of the Franklin, Va., mill.

2011-03-30 10:58:00

Company Earns $30.5 Billion in 2010 BAYTOWN, Texas, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ExxonMobil is denying a raise to clerical workers at its Baytown, Texas, facility despite earning $30.5 billion in 2010.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.