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100 Boron, Calif. Miners Locked Out by Giant UK

2010-4-13  100 Boron, Calif. Miners Locked Out by Giant UK-Based Rio Tinto Join L.A. Supporters at British Consulate with U.S. Flags News provided by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Boron, CA Miners Lockout : LA IMC

2010-2-2  On January 30th, the Rio Tinto company locked miners out of their jobs mining borax in the California desert city of Boron, CA. Rio Tinto is a large UK mining concern, and is the main company in Boron. Article on WSWS has information about the situation, and global issues: wsws/articles/2010/feb2010/bora-f06.shtml The Bakersfield Californian has local details on the ground as workers were locked

Settlement Voted Up in Boron, Calif., Lockout Labor

2010-5-18  Locked-out borates miners in Boron, California, voted by 279 to 95 May 15 to end their 107-day lockout. The Longshore and Warehouse Union says the six-year pact beats back most of the demands made by Rio Tinto, the world’s fourth-largest mining

Borax mine workers locked out in labor dispute Los

2010-2-1  The giant Rio Tinto Borax mine in Boron locked out about 540 hourly workers Sunday after the employee union refused to ratify a new labor contract. The

Labor Struggle in Boron: Union Workers in CA Town

2010-3-26  The day after workers turned down Rio Tinto’s proposal, the world’s third-largest mining company proceeded to lock out Boron’s 570 union workers and brought in temporary replacements.

Miners stand firm at Boron SocialistWorker

2010-2-18  The mining giant Rio Tinto locked out union workers at its Boron, Calif., plant--but miners are fighting back with support from around the world. Miners stand firm at Boron SocialistWorker

Locked-out Rio Tinto borax miners in U.S. get support

2010-2-25  Labor groups rallied on Wednesday to support the cause of nearly 600 California workers locked out from the world's second-largest borax mine in a

Workers locked out at borax mines in Boron in

2010-1-31  The Rio Tinto borax mine in Boron made good on threats of a lockout, shutting the doors today on about 570 hourly workers after the two sides failed to reach a deal on a new labor contract. It began at 7 a.m. as employees and their families showed up outside the gates saying they wanted to work, but were told they couldn’t come in. Replacements were brought in to do their jobs.

Truckloads of Solidarity for Locked-Out California

2010-3-28  Labor in Southern California has rallied behind locked-out miners in the High Desert. Photo: Slobodan Dimitrov. It’s day 58 of the miners’ lockout in Boron, California, in the harsh desert of Kern County. From the pews to the union halls, the coffee shops,

Boron on the brink News bakersfield

2010-3-6  But Boron remains a mining town at heart, as is evident in what has taken place around town since mine workers were locked out Jan. 31 and handed their final paychecks.

100 Boron, Calif. Miners Locked Out by Giant UK

2010-4-13  100 Boron, Calif. Miners Locked Out by Giant UK-Based Rio Tinto Join L.A. Supporters at British Consulate with U.S. Flags News provided by Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Workers locked out at borax mines in Boron in

2010-1-31  The Rio Tinto borax mine in Boron made good on threats of a lockout, shutting the doors today on about 570 hourly workers after the two sides failed to reach a deal on a new labor contract.. It began at 7 a.m. as employees and their families showed up outside the gates saying they wanted to work, but were told they couldn’t come in. Replacements were brought in to do their jobs.

Miners stand firm at Boron SocialistWorker

2010-2-18  THE MINING giant Rio Tinto locked out union workers at its Boron plant in California's Mojave Desert at the end of last month. The workers, represented International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Workers Locked Out From California's Largest Open

2010-2-24  ILWU Local 30 workers from the high desert town of Boron are being locked out from working at the US Borax mine, owned and operated by the international mining conglomerate Rio Tinto, Inc. Unionizing labor forces has long been a way for employees to guarentee their rights as workers and level the playing field between corporation and community.

Labor Struggle in Boron: Union Workers in CA Town

2010-3-26  The California mining town of Boron is the site of the second-largest borax mine in the world. A labor struggle is unfolding between some 600 workers represented by the International Longshore and

Boron in 2015 pubs.er.usgs.gov

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Mineral resource of the month: boron USGS

The article offers information on the mineral, boron. Boron compounds, particularly borates, have more commercial applications than its elemental relative which is a metalloid. Making up the 90% of the borates that are used worldwide are colemanite, kernite, tincal, and ulexite. The main borate deposits are located in the Mojave Desert of the U.S., the Tethyan belt in southern Asia, and the

Boron on the brink News bakersfield

2010-3-6  But Boron remains a mining town at heart, as is evident in what has taken place around town since mine workers were locked out Jan. 31 and handed their final paychecks.

Rio Tinto: Corporate Rap Sheet Corporate Research

2020-9-26  The company kept production going during the violent 132-day dispute by using supervisory and administrative personnel. In 2010 more than 500 workers at the Boron mine were locked out by management after voting against contract concessions. The dispute ended three months later when the ILWU negotiated a new six-year contract with the company.

Boron, California Wikipedia

2021-4-10  Boron is a hinterland community on the western edge of the Mojave Desert.Within a half day's drive one can view the highest and lowest points in the contiguous 48 states of the United States (Mount Whitney and Death Valley), the world's oldest tree, the bristlecone pine, and the cities of Los Angeles and Las Vegas.Boron is home to the U.S. Borax Boron Mine, California's largest open-pit

Workers locked out at borax mines in Boron in

2010-1-31  The Rio Tinto borax mine in Boron made good on threats of a lockout, shutting the doors today on about 570 hourly workers after the two sides failed to reach a deal on a new labor contract.. It began at 7 a.m. as employees and their families showed up outside the gates saying they wanted to work, but were told they couldn’t come in. Replacements were brought in to do their jobs.

Workers Locked Out From California's Largest Open

2010-2-24  ILWU Local 30 workers from the high desert town of Boron are being locked out from working at the US Borax mine, owned and operated by the international mining conglomerate Rio Tinto, Inc. Unionizing labor forces has long been a way for employees to guarentee their rights as workers and level the playing field between corporation and community.

Boron in 2015 pubs.er.usgs.gov

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L.A. caravan heads to Boron with supplies for locked

2010-2-24  Photo: Tori Galloway, 4, of Boron, looks at the people gathered at Dodger Stadium for a caravan to the mining town to deliver food and supplies. Her grandfather, Bill Galloway, works at the Rio Tinto Borax mine, where workers have been locked out since Jan. 31 after the employee union refused to ratify a new labor contract.

Workers Locked Out at US Borax in Boron, CA

2010-4-7  Workers Locked Out at US Borax in Boron, CA. paco and taco. Community Stand off in the Mojave Desert as 560 workers refuse global mining giant's demands! Rio

Boron on the brink News bakersfield

2010-3-6  But Boron remains a mining town at heart, as is evident in what has taken place around town since mine workers were locked out Jan. 31 and handed their final paychecks.

Locked Out (2010) Plot Summary IMDb

Rio Tinto threatened the miners in Boron--either accept their cutbacks in the new contract or find themselves locked out of work. On January 30th, 2010 the workers voted unanimously to reject the company's proposed contract and on January 31st, 2010, they were locked out of work.

Locked Out Welcome

2014-7-9  Now Available on YouTube for FREE A modern day David and Goliath struggle to save the middle class. As millions of American workers are facing cuts in their pay, their pensions and their benefits, a group of unionized miners in the desert town of Boron, California said NO when their employer, Rio Tinto, a giant global mining corporation, tried to slash their wages and benefits.

Lithium and boron co-product projects in the making

2018-5-22  mining space. And if Jadar wasn’t locked up inside Rio, it could be assumed there would have been similar value uplift for the project. Having said that, the boron component of both projects does pitch the GSC the minnow, against the Rio the giant. Rio has long produced boron from its truly world class mine in California, appropriately named

Rio Tinto: Corporate Rap Sheet Corporate Research

2020-9-26  The company kept production going during the violent 132-day dispute by using supervisory and administrative personnel. In 2010 more than 500 workers at the Boron mine were locked out by management after voting against contract concessions. The dispute ended three months later when the ILWU negotiated a new six-year contract with the company.