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US port negotiations resumed

The conflict between port workers on the US West Coast and employers is now once again being negotiated following a three-day break.

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The port workers on the US West Coast and their employers have been in conflict since July 1st, and following a three day break the parties are now ready to resume the negotiations, according to a statement on the website of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union -ILWU. Together with the PMA - the Pacific Maritime Association - the union is calling for new terms in a contract for the workers, compared to the old contract which expired on July 1st.

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