Striking Ohio refinery workers to restart talks

Associated Press Published: June 3, 2012

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Striking workers at a northern Ohio oil refinery will meet with company negotiators this week

It will be the first time the two sides are sitting down together since the union went on strike on May 25 at the Husky Energy Inc. refinery in Lima.

The Lima News reports ( that negotiations are slated to resume on Wednesday. Some 240 employees went on strike over surrounding safety issues and working conditions.

Production at the refinery is continuing during the strike, with salaried employees doing the jobs of union members. The refinery puts out 155,000 barrels of oil a day.


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