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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 08:52 AM

Deal reached to end L.A. port strike

Dan Whitecomb and Steve Gorman Reuters
3:14 a.m. CST, December 5, 2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Striking harbor clerks reached a tentative deal with management at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Tuesday night, settling an eight-day labor clash that has idled most of America's biggest cargo-shipping complex ...

Federal mediators called in to join negotiations at the mayor's behest earlier in the day showed up just as the settlement was being reached ...

The mood was jubilant outside the waterfront community center where talks were held, as smiling union members embraced and clapped one another on the back.

Union officials said they expected the rank and file, who have been without a contract for more than two years, to ratify the new agreement. Details of the pact were not made public ...


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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 01:56 PM

1. Good for them

I hope that the clerks get a decent contract.

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