United Steelworkers

(CBS SF)

Play Ball! Youth Baseball Players Allowed On Tesoro Refinery Fields As Strike Enters 6th Week

Youth baseball players who were locked out of their normal playing fields at the Tesoro oil refinery in Martinez will be able to begin using the fields on Saturday, the league president said Friday.

03/06/2015

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Asks Tesoro Refinery Workers In Martinez To Strike After Talks Break Down

The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began.

02/01/2015

The August 2012 Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Union Says Richmond Chevron Refinery May Be Shut For A Couple Months

Chevron’s 245,000-barrels-per-day Richmond refinery could be shut for a couple of months following this week’s fire at the plant’s crude unit, a union official told CBS 5 on Wednesday.

08/08/2012