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: West Coast dockworkers and employers reach tentative deal, allaying shipping-delay concerns

‘This deal shows collective bargaining works,’ Biden says

The tentative deal, which covers 22,000 workers at 29 ports on the West Coast, comes after more than a year of negotiations on a new contract for the dockworkers.

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Union dockworkers at West Coast ports have reached a tentative six-year contract agreement with their employers, potentially easing concerns about shipping delays and higher prices for customers and businesses after tensions between the two sides disrupted shipyard operations throughout this year.

In a brief statement late Wednesday, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents the port terminals where longshoremen load and unload massive amounts of cargo from ships…

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