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West Coast Dockworkers Union Ratifies 5-Year Contract

The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract.


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Representatives Of West Coast Dockworkers Urge Union To OK Contract

Representatives of the dockworkers’ union overwhelmingly recommended that rank-and-file members vote to approve a tentative agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports.


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Tentative Agreement Reached In Dockworkers Dispute With Ports

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez negotiated for a five-year deal, union officials were quoted as saying.


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Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports Dispute

President Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.


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LA, Long Beach Ports At ‘Breaking Point’

Increased congestion is expected this Presidents Day weekend at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, harbor officials said Friday.


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Weekend Port Shutdown Sees Union, Companies At Odds

Ships were idle at 29 ports along the west coast on Saturday, including Long Beach and San Pedro, after negotiations between the union and the association representing shipping companies hit a standstill Friday night.


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Shipping Companies To Partially Shut Down Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports For The Weekend

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will partially shut down this weekend to suspend vessel loading and unloading activities at West Coast ports.


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LA, Long Beach Mayors Urge Dockworkers, Employers To Reach Labor Agreement

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach urged dockworkers and their employers Thursday to resolve labor disputes that have dragged on since last July.


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Federal Mediator To Assist In Stalled Talks Between Port Workers, Shipping Companies

A federal mediator is stepping in to help negotiate contract talks between West Coast dockworkers and shipping companies.


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Workers At Ports Of LA, Long Beach Resume Work Following 8-Day Strike

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that a tentative agreement was reached Tuesday night to end the crippling 8-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.


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Strike At Southland Ports Reportedly Costing $1 Billion A Day

The clerical worker strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach entered its seventh day Monday.

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Contract Talks Adjourn Amid 5th Day Of Port Strike

Contract talks between striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers adjourned Saturday night.

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LA, Long Beach Port Workers On Strike To Resume Talks With Employers

A strike at the port of Los Angeles’ busiest terminal spread to six other terminals and the port of Long Beach Wednesday.

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