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Mon Mar 10, 2014 01:23 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Hundreds of container-truck drivers serving Canada's largest port walked off the job early Monday, threatening to stall the movement of resources and consumer goods between Canada and Asia.

More than 300 unionized container-truck drivers and hundreds more nonunionized drivers working at Port Metro Vancouver went on strike after rejecting a tentative deal with the port Saturday.

The truckers are seeking higher hourly pay rates and improvements to wait times at the port. Both unionized and nonunionized truckers want the port to adopt standard pay rates to prevent undercutting in the industry that they say drives down the ...

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