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Tentative West Coast Port Deal Reached
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Feb 23, 2015 01:35 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- West Coast dockworkers and their employers reached a tentative agreement Friday, according to representatives of both sides.

Late afternoon on Friday, Feb. 20, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) released a joint statement by PMA President James McKenna and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) President Bob McEllrath, saying: "After more than nine months of negotiations, we are pleased to have reached an agreement that is good for workers and for the industry. We are also pleased that our ports can now resume full operations."

The tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 ...

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