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  • West Coast dockworkers approve new labor contract

    West Coast dockworkers approve new labor contract
    West Coast dockworkers ratified a labor contract Friday covering 29 ports, ending a year-long process for a new deal that erupted into labor strife on the docks.
  • 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. Members of the International...

    Companies that employ West Coast dockworkers OK contract

    A spokesman says the companies that employ West Coast dockworkers have approved a proposed contract that restored labor peace to sea ports that had all but stopped moving cargo earlier this year. Steve Getzug, a spokesman for the Pacific Maritime...

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis
    A lawsuit filed last month in Los Angeles Superior Court offers a vividly detailed picture of the obscure waterfront politics that brought Pacific Rim commerce to its knees for several tense weeks earlier this year. The suit, filed by a low-level dock...

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost

    Bipartisan agreement gives trade pact a boost
    Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a bipartisan bill that should ease passage of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, giving a boost to one of President Obama's top foreign policy goals but putting him in an unusual alliance with...