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West Coast Dockworkers Extend Labor Talks Past July 1 Without Contract

  • Union, employers mindful of need to finalize pact soon
  • ILWU, PMA commit to keep cargo while negotiations continue
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West Coast Dockworkers Extend Negotiations
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The union representing about 22,000 West Coast dockworkers and their employers will continue negotiations for a new labor contract past the July 1 expiration of their current pact and said the ports -- among them the US’s busiest -- will keep functioning.