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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