Welcome to USW Local 12-591

Continuing our work to protect and grow the middle class, we encourage everyone to explore our site, learn what you can, and decide whether organizing your workforce would be right for you

 

NATIONAL OIL BARGAINING BEGINS - January 20, 2015

Our National Oil Bargaining begins Jan. 20, 2015 in Florida. As the flyer states, bargaining will continue, at an undisclosed location, between USW and the Oil Industry's lead company, Shell Oil, until a settlement is reached. Download flyer here.

Please use the link below to keep up on current bargaining progress as well as valuable press releases.
USW Oil Bargaining

As always, important information will be posted on Union bulletin boards and disseminated via your unit CAT teams.


Shell Unit Elections are forthcoming

Looking to get involved in your union? Add your voice, step up and play a part? Now's your chance. Shell Unit elections are about to begin.

The nominating committee consists of Brothers Geno Stemme, Alex Englund, and Scott Campbell.

To get your name on the ballot, you can contact a member of the nominating committee, attend the Feb and/or Mar Unit meetings to be nominated, or sign a letter stating your intent to run and have a fellow member nominate you at the Feb/Mar meeting AND provide the signed note.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU DESIGNATE WHICH POSITION YOU INTEND TO RUN FOR.

Positions opening up are: Unit Chair, Recording Secretary, Chaplain, Guide & Guard, Workers' Committee At-Large (2), Medical Committee (2), and Joint Health & Safety Committee - Operations and Maintenance positions (1 each) and ALL Shop Stewards.

Download flyer here.


Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are your way to stay informed and have a say in the direction of your union. Click here to see when your meeting is scheduled.



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