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French Government Hits Back Against Striking Workers

The French government fought back Friday in a bitter labour dispute with unions, sweeping away blockades at fuel depots after President Francois Hollande vowed to “stand firm” over the reform that sparked the industrial action. Authorities stepped up their offensive

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Teamsters Crank Up Labor Strife at LA, Long Beach Ports

Despite a continuing backlog of freight following the nine months of bitter labor strife between the Pacific Maritime Association and members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union(ILWU), who settled their disputes two months ago, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has started a

Long Beach Port (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)