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On the brink ...protest for Greece

Syriza’s decision to refuse the austerity deal offered by the Troika and to call a referendum on the proposals is a major step forward. It is a product of pressure from the left and the workers’ movement to stand firm in saying “no” to austerity. 78 more words

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West Coast dock workers ratify new five-year contract

After months of dispute, West Coast dock workers have reached an agreement with their employers.

Members of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new five-year contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. 145 more words

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Supply Chain Untangling After West Coast Ports Deal

A tentative agreement late Friday, Feb. 20, between operators of 29 West Coast container ports and their dock workers union cleared the way for weekend work to start unclogging the continent’s container shipping supply chain. 273 more words

Tentative labor agreement reached, local vendors still trying to meet demands

Relief may be in sight for those in Hawaii who depend on shipping to send and receive products. After nine months of negotiations, the union representing west coast dock workers and shipping companies agreed on a tentative contract Friday night. 349 more words

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West Coast dockworkers reach deal

By Steve Almasy

CNN

(CNN) — Dockworkers at West Coast ports have reached a tentative contract agreement to end their labor dispute, a spokesman for the Pacific Maritime Association said Friday. 151 more words

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2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contract


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. 902 more words

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West Coast Seaports Fully Reopen As Contract Talks Resume

SEATTLE (CBS Seattle/AP) — West Coast seaports fully reopened Monday after two days during which no ships were unloaded amid a labor dispute between dockworkers and their employers. 446 more words

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