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Agreement Reached in West Coast Dock Dispute

Shipping companies and dockworkers on the West Coast reach an agreement on a six-year labor contract. If ratified, it would end a bitter dispute. A union vote is expected after Thanksgiving. Carrie Kahn reports.

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Carrie Kahn is NPR's International Correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. She covers Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition, and on NPR.org.
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