USA Dockworkers: 90-Day Contract Extension

22/09/2012 12:33:18

After another round of negotiation, the dockworker's union (ILA) and the port association covering the East Coast and the Gulf of the USA (USMX) have just negotiated a 90-day contract extension, thus avoiding the threatened dock strike that would have started on October 1st.

The agreement was announced by George H. Cohen, as spokesman of the federal mediator, who said that many of the conflict points have been sorted out.

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