PENNSYLVANIA CHEMICALS UPDATE

Local 712, will contact you directly if work begins.



May 12th: Due to limitations such as social distancing imposed on employers and the limited scope of work; this project may not be able to get back to the number of workers who were onsite before the project was shut down March 18th.


May 1st: We have hundreds of workers who were furloughed from the project. Great Arrow Builders, Sargent Electric, Lighthouse Electric, Prime Electric and Scheck Industries are slowly starting to ramp up with a limited work scope.


If you are a furloughed Electrician from PA Chemical, Local 712 is working with all the contractors and will be the contact point when the time comes for your return. Contact our office with any questions: 724-775-0969.


April 23rd: Governor Wolf announces all businesses in the construction industry in the commonwealth are permitted to resume in-person operations starting Friday, May 1st.


April 7th: Due to the restrictions imposed on employers because of the coronavirus, Contractors at PA Chemicals are taking every precaution to keep workers safe. There have been a number of measures taken to help mitigate any concerns you may have. As the project begins to increase the numbers of construction workers, they will be constantly evaluating the project.


April 6th: PA Chemicals has established one single contact number for all information. This includes confirmed COVID-19 cases, project updates and Labor Relations information. 724-480-3880.


April 1st: Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced all 67 Pennsylvania counties will be under stay-at-home orders effective and will continue until April 30. Non-life-sustaining business closures remain in effect.


March 18th: The Shell Pennsylvania Chemicals announce the project has been put on pause and the temporary suspension of construction activities is in the best long-term interest of our workforce, nearby townships and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.