United Steel workers at Whiting BP refinery to strike

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
The BP refinery in Whiting, Ind. (FILE)

WHITING, Ind. (WLS) -- United Steel workers at BP refineries in Whiting, Ind. say they'll go on strike Saturday night.

The union says its concerns include: unsafe staffing levels and employees working 12 hour shifts for weeks without a day off.

BP says its disappointed by the decision to strike, saying the company is committed to reaching an agreement. Workers in Toledo, Ohio, are also striking.

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