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Monday, March 7

Chevron Sickout, Workers Push For Severance Pay

Antigua Observer Newspaper "Airlines flying into the VC Bird International Airport are counting their losses after Chevron fuel attendants staged a two-day sick-out here for the second time in weeks, forcing aircraft to refuel elsewhere.

The workers are protesting plans by the US-based energy company to sell its fuels marketing and aviation businesses in the English and French-speaking Caribbean to the French company Rubis.