(Reuters) – A union representing dockworkers found on the U.S. East Coast has reached a work agreement with shippers which may avert a strike which threatened to wreak havoc found on the U.S. economy. The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA), that represents 14,500 employees at 15 container ports inside the eastern United States, as well as the U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX) of shippers, terminal providers plus port authorities, have agreed to extend their active contract by 25 days to finalize details, the Federal Mediation plus Conciliation Service mentioned about Friday. …
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