Collaboration key to keeping facility operating
The United Steelworkers (USW) today hailed the cooperation of major stakeholders in making possible the sale and continued operation of the Trainer, Pa. oil refinery that was purchased today by Delta Airlines from ConocoPhillips.
“Retaining these good paying jobs was vital to the community,” said USW International President Leo W. Gerard. “State government, the local union and the companies all worked together to make this happen.
“Our local leadership did a great job telling the public of this facility’s importance. Governor Corbett made state assistance available and the buyers committed to investing $100 million beyond the purchase price for infrastructure improvements ... more