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Labor Agreement Reached at Longview Export Grain Terminal

Date Posted: May 18, 2017

This article is reprinted from the USDA's May 18 Grain Transportation Report.

The Longview Export Grain Terminal in Washington has reached a new labor agreement with the Local 21 International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

According to local media, negotiations lasted about a month and an agreement was reached smoothly.

The new agreement gives grain shippers more confidence in their supply chain as the previous negotiations 5 years ago left shippers with delays and lengthy disruptions.

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