- Associated Press - Thursday, June 4, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Workers at an oil refinery in northern Ohio have ratified a new contract after a four-month strike.

The BP-Husky Toledo Refinery announced Wednesday that members of the United Steelworkers local union ratified the collective bargaining agreement, officially ending a strike that began in February. Terms of the contract weren’t released.

A tentative agreement had been announced Saturday, and some workers had already returned to work last week. Human resources manager Jason Steigauf said in a statement Wednesday that refinery officials aim to fully return to normal operations by the end of the month.

United Steelworkers members at more than a dozen U.S. refineries began strikes earlier this year over wage and safety issues. Workers at most of the other refineries had already approved new contracts and returned to work.

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