Employee Bulletins

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October 18, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #33

To: All Represented BMRF/B&P Employees As you consider how to vote tomorrow, we wanted to address many of the outstanding rumors and misinformation about the Company’s current offer. First of all, what the Company is proposing is present in other USW contracts, meaning the USW has already agreed to these changes. They are common provisions. […]

October 17, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #32

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees On Monday, October 11, after a five month lockout, the Union announced a ratification vote to be held on Tuesday, October 19. Since the announcement of this ratification vote, the Company has heard consistent false rumors which claim that “the Company will end the lockout and return employees to work on November […]

October 12, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #31

To: All Represented BMRF/B&P Employees We understand that the Union has scheduled a ratification vote on the company’s current offer. While we are disappointed that it took this long, we are encouraged by this opportunity for a vote on our offer and are supportive of our employees’ rights to have their voice heard. As posted […]

October 9, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #30

To: All Represented BMRF/B&P Employees The purpose of this note is to provide you with an update on our ongoing bargaining with the USW Local 13-243. We met with the Union yesterday, October 8, for the first full meeting since providing them with our latest offer. During the meeting, we provided the Union with requested […]

September 29, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #26

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees The purpose of this note is to provide you with an update on our ongoing bargaining with the USW Local 13-243. After extensive review and discussion with the Union, the Company has decided to amend its offer. Over the last several months, the Union has made clear their interest in an […]

September 1, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #25

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees This bulletin provides an update regarding contract negotiations between the Beaumont Refinery (and Blending & Packaging Plant) and USW Local 13-243. Bargaining Session #47; August 17, 2021 The Company met with Local Union Leadership on August 17. The USW provided the Company with a combination of proposals. As with all proposals […]

July 30, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #24

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees This employee information bulletin is responsive to what we believe is misinformation regarding the Company’s offer and rumored counter proposals. The Company’s offer, as detailed in our May 14 Employee Information Bulletin, remains on the table. The Company has not amended this offer. While the Company cannot force the Union to […]

July 19, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #23

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees The purpose of this note is to keep you updated regarding recent labor activity across our sites. Down the Road – Baton Rouge, LA On May 19, 2021, Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant (BRPO) Process and Mechanical employees filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to decertify their local […]

July 14, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #22

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees The purpose of this note is to keep you updated regarding the bargaining between the Company and Union. Since our June 10 Employee Information Bulletin, the Company and Union have met four times, including roughly 4 hours of bargaining sessions yesterday. The items the Union presented did not come close to […]

June 11, 2021

Beaumont Area EIB #21

To: All BMRF/B&P Employees The purpose of this note is to keep you updated regarding the bargaining between the Company and Union. The Company and Union met on May 12 and reviewed the Union’s latest proposal. The Union officially provided their proposal on May 21. This proposal still did not come close to meeting the […]