Friday, May 4, 2012

Shareholder Activists Target Occidental Petroleum

Activists crashed Occidental Petroleum’s annual shareholder meeting in Los Angeles today. About 50 members of Good Jobs LA and its labor and community supporters demanded that Oxy pay its fair share of taxes and fulfills its environmental responsibility.Occidental Petroleum officials said the shareholder activists who gained entrance to the meeting were out of order. They left soon after making their demands heard. Pacifica’s Ernesto Arce has more from Los Angeles.