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Crossing the Line: Why a Union Goes on Strike at a Bad Time for Oil

by Max Burkhalter/Monica Fuentes | Monday, March 2, 2015

Things have been less than stellar for the oil and gas industry in 2015. Then comes along a strike that only makes the situation worse. Why did United Steelworkers decide to strike now? Both sides have their theories, from money to safety to power. In this video we talk to members of the USW union to get their side of the strike and see what Shell had to say.

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