Friday, December 4, 2009

December 4th, 2009 Update

Agreement in Principle
Your committee would like to announce to you that we have a tentative agreement with ConocoPhillips for a 3 year contract effective April 1st, 2009. We are close to having a contract pending these next steps:
1) Your committee will be proofreading the written language on Monday December 7th, 2009, line by line, to ensure the integrity of the agreement.
2) Thursday, December 10th, 2009, we will be having an informational meeting starting at 4:15 p.m. to present the tentative agreement to you, the membership.
3) Monday, December 14th, 2009, we will be having a 13 hour ratification vote as long as there are no unforeseen problems with the proofreading of the written language.
We are also cancelling the informational picket scheduled for next week.
We would like to also acknowledge the support and good vibes we received from our fellow Council Groups, Billings Refinery, Trainer Refinery, Ferndale Refinery, Lake Charles Refinery, Bayway Refinery, Los Angeles Refinery, Santa Maria Refinery, Rodeo Refinery, Borger Refinery and Alliance Refinery. Your support for us was greatly appreciated and vital to our struggle.
Signed,
The Bargaining Committee