TITLE

Agreement averts strike at West Coast ports

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/6/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the tentative contract agreement between clerical workers and ocean carrier and terminal operators at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports in California. According to the article, the agreement has averted a strike that could have delayed imported furniture and other goods. Over 900 clerks threatened to strike if an agreement was not reached after the old contract expired on June 30, 2007.
ACCESSION #
26187050

 

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