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Longshoremen Reach East Coast Port Deal

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The Longshoremen (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance have reached a tentative agreement covering some 14,000 workers in 15 East Coast ports, the Federal Mediation Service and Conciliation (FMCS) announced late Friday. The two sides had faced a Feb. 6 strike deadline.

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American Prospect: Alternative Worker Groups Gathering Strength

American Prospect: Alternative Worker Groups Gathering Strength

In an article at the American Prospect, writer Josh Eidelson takes a look at workers organizing in industries that are often exempt from labor law.

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