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Oregon's state conciliator to mediate talks as Port of Portland longshore strike looms Sunday

As a strike looms, Oregon’s state conciliator plans to hold last-ditch talks Saturday between longshore security guards and the Port of Portland.

State Conciliator Robert Nightingale said Monday he would mediate talks in an attempt to avert a strike scheduled by Port security officers.

If no agreement is reached, Local 28 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union plans to begin a strike at 6 a.m. Sunday that could shut down three terminals at the Port of Portland.

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