Breaking News: Union vote set for Tuesday in Beaumont
The Examiner has confirmed through multiple sources that the USW has recommended approval of an agreement with Shell Oil on contract negotiations. Although there was a national agreement, each local union must ratify the agreement.
The local USW 13-243 reached its decision Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, during a 1:30 p.m. meeting. There is a meeting scheduled for an overall vote of members Tuesday Feb. 7 at the Union Hall located at 2490 S. 11th Street at 6:30 p.m.
The Examiner will be in attendance at the meeting and will update this story as more information becomes available.