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Chevron, union sign tentative pact to end California refinery strike


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – The Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index company Chevron (CVX), is seen in Los Angeles California, United States on April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

HOUSTON, (Reuters) – The United Steelworkers union signed a tentative agreement on Thursday to bring an end to a strike that had been ongoing for nine weeks at the USW. Chevron According to sources, Corp (NYSE:),’s Richmond refinery in California is under negotiation.

The tentative agreement’s terms were not available immediately. Sources said that the tentative agreement must be ratified by members of USW 12-5. This is the union representing the 500 workers who took their job on March 21.