Baytown plant workers ratify agreements with ExxonMobil

RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS

Published: May 20, 2013 12:15 pm ET
Updated: May 20, 2013 12:17 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Materials, Materials Suppliers, Workforce
Companies & Associations ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

BAYTOWN, TEXAS — United Steelworkers Local 13-2001 said it has ratified three separate agreements with ExxonMobil's refinery in Baytown.

The USW represents workers employed in the rubber industry, among other sectors.

The three-year contracts cover 850 workers in the operations, maintenance and laboratory groups at the complex. The agreements meet the provisions of the National Oil Bargaining policy and were recommended by the bargaining committee.

The union said ExxonMobil agreed to bargain over the American Petroleum Institute's recommended practices on fatigue and to establish a limit on the number of consecutive days an employee can work. The company also will use a full-time union process safety representative to address safety concerns, the union said.

Workers will receive a 3-percent increase the first year, a 3-percent increase the second year, and in the third year whatever is negotiated in 2015 for process and maintenance employees at ExxonMobil's plants in Torrance, Calif.; Billings, Mont.; Chalmette, La.; and Beaumont, Texas.


Comments

Baytown plant workers ratify agreements with ExxonMobil

RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS

Published: May 20, 2013 12:15 pm ET
Updated: May 20, 2013 12:17 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

EPA fines RI polymer company

August 29, 2014 1:20 pm ET

A Rhode Island polymer manufacturer has reached a $60,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violating federal clean...    More

Image

Chinese compounders seek market shares, often at the expense of margins

August 29, 2014 10:02 am ET

China's largest compounder, Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd., as well as its more automotive-focused counterparts Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. and...    More

Image

PP prices rise 5 cents

August 28, 2014 3:59 pm ET

After a one-month break, volatility has returned to the North American polypropylene resin market, with prices increasing by an average of 5 cents...    More

Image

DuPont fined for 2010 chemicals release

August 28, 2014 1:37 pm ET

DuPont Co. has been fined almost $1.3 million for the release of several chemicals — including plastics feedstock phosgene — at its plant ...    More

Image

LyondellBasell to build feedstock plant on Gulf Coast

August 28, 2014 11:05 am ET

LyondellBasell Industries will build a world scale propylene oxide plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast with a capacity of 900,000 metric tons per year.    More

Market Reports

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook North America

This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.

Learn more

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion in North America 2014

U.S. demand for extruded plastics is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2014, with PVC remaining the largest segment.

Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.

Our latest market report provides in-depth analysis of current trends and their financial impact on the pipe, profile and tubing extrusion industry in North America.

Learn more

2014 Injection Molding Industry Report

GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY IN SIGHT FOR INJECTION MOLDERS IN 2014

In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.

Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events