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ITF welcomes continued negotiations in ILA dispute

The ITF has welcomed the extension of contract negotiations in the US East Coast ports. Talks are set to continue until 6th February 2013 following agreement between the parties, see: http://www.ilaunion.org/news_Positive_Agreement.html

"This is a real opportunity for progress, which ITF affiliates fully support" said ITF acting general secretary designate Stephen Cotton.

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For more information contact Sarah Finke Direct line: + 44 (0)20 7940 9258. Email: finke_sarah@itf.org.uk

International Transport Workers' Federation - ITF: HEAD OFFICE ITF House, 49 - 60 Borough Road, London SE1 1DS Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7403 2733 Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7375 7871 Email: mail@itf.org.uk Web: www.itfglobal.org