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ILA Prepares for Dec. 30 Strike

From the Journal of Commerce:

With contract negotiations at an impasse, International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett has directed ILA locals to prepare for a Dec. 30 strike at East and Gulf Coast ports.

Daggett sent a letter to locals advising them that “negotiations are not progressing well and it is expected that there will be a coastwise strike beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30.”

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