A photo essay on the US oil workers’ strike
26 February 2015
The following are recent photos of the strike by 6,500 oil workers in Texas, California, Louisiana, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Washington state. World Socialist Web Site reporters visited picket lines and sites across the country and took these photographs. Click on the photo below to start the slideshow.
The strike over wages, working conditions and safety is in its fourth week and has pit workers against some of the largest companies in the world even as the United Steelworkers union has limited the struggle to a partial strike.