Deal Reached in Los Angeles Port Strike
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 - 09:10 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Tuesday night "we've got a deal and people are going back to work," he said. He added that the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will open again Wednesday.
The agreement will now go to the rank and file for their approval. One ILWU representative told reporters he's confident it will be approved.
The 450 workers had been on strike since November 27. They have been picketing in front of the entrances to several terminals, prompting closures because thousands of longshoremen refuse to cross the picket lines.
Read the whole story at Southern California Public Radio.