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Dozens of people were arrested in Washington state on Sunday, two days after protesters set up a blockade on railroad tracks leading to a pair of oil refineries as part of a global protest over dependence on fossil fuels, authorities said. The protesters, camping out on BNSF Railway [BNISF.UL] tracks at Anacortes, Washington, about 70 miles north of Seattle, refused police orders to disperse, said Katie McCulloch, a spokesman for the Skagit County Department of Emergency Management. Comment?
Hundreds of climate change activists in Washington state and New York mobilized on Saturday as part of a global protest against fossil fuels, event organizers said. The so-called Break Free 2016 is a 12-day protest event seeking to call attention to climate change and demanding a transition to clean energy, according to the organization's website. Comment?
The bonuses were awarded on March 6, 2015 to non-striking employees for the previous year, according to the NLRB statement. Tesoro withheld the bonuses from the striking workers, contending it was in accordance with an agreement between the union and the company. Comment?
Dec 21 A United Steelworkers union safety official has been tapped to lead the 30,000 U.S. refinery and chemical plant workers represented by the labor organization, two sources familiar with the selection said. Kim Nibarger, a union safety specialist and former refinery unit operator, will take over as chairman of the USW's oil bargaining program on Jan. 1, according to the sources on Sunday. Comment?
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