Ports, longshoremen reach tentative deal, averting strike

Canadian Press, The Canadian Press
0 Comments| February 1, 2013


WASHINGTON - Port operators along the East Coast have reached a tentative deal on a new contract with the union for longshoremen, averting a possible strike that would have crippled operations at 15 ports, according to a federal mediator.

The deal was announced late Friday in a statement from George Cohen, head of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

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