What's Happening

ExxonMobil made $2.7 billion in just the first three months of 2021.  Rather than negotiate a fair contract with the women and men who helped make those profits, the company chose on May 1 to lockout 650 families represented by USW Local 13-243 in Beaumont, Texas.

Our skilled and experienced union members worked through hurricanes, floods and freezes to keep the refinery and blending and packaging plant operating.  Now, management has thrown essential workers out on the street.

PITTSBURGH – The United Steelworkers (USW) said that ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) shareholders yesterday approved a resolution introduced by the USW and seven co-filers calling for the company to disclose which organizations it supports for lobbying efforts, a necessary step in providing greater worker safety and corporate accountability.