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Support For United Steelworkers

Angi Defelippo
27 May, 2022
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About 650 members of USW Local 13-243 in Beaumont, Texas, reported for work and were turned away by ExxonMobil on May 1, 2021, when the company's unfair labor practice lockout began.

The company has insisted on concessions in bargaining that will undermine safety, job security, and seniority rights and place the community at risk to accomplish these goals.

Although they are on the front lines fighting for a fair contract, in this fight against corporate greed, they need our support now more than ever.

The company has cut off their paychecks, but let’s show ExxonMobil that they can never cut off the solidarity and support of the labor movement in Texas.  

We will be raising funds to donate to the members of USW 13-243, gathering toys/food, and taking it all to Beaumont during the week of Christmas

To Donate Funds:

Final Drop Offs for Food & Toys is Dec. 19th, 2021. Fort Worth - Toy & Food Donations can be dropped off at 4025 Rufe Snow Dr., N. Richland Hills, TX 76180 M-F 9 AM - 3 PM or contact Angi DeFelippo at 214-293-5862 to coordinate a drop off outside of these hours. 4822 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75204

Dallas - Toy & Food Donations can be dropped off at 1408 N Washington Ave # 240, Dallas, TX 75204 M-F 10 AM - 2 PM or contact Mariah Warwick at 682-730-6159 to coordinate a drop off outside of these hours. Drop-offs can also be made at the Dallas CLC Holiday Party on Dec 16th, 6:30 PM at the Dallasite: 4822 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75204.

Austin - Toy & Food Donations can be dropped off on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at the IBEW 520 Hall: 4818 E Ben White Blvd #300, Austin, TX 78741 Time: TBD

Houston - Toy & Food Donations can be dropped off at Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO: 2506 Sutherland Street,  Houston, TX 77023. Any questions can be directed to Jay Malone at 469-920-0181.