A brief strike effectively ended at a Canadian coal export terminal after the local union said it reached a tentative agreement with Westshore Terminals Investment Corp.
ILWU Local 502, which represents workers at the terminal in Roberts Bank, British Columbia, did not provide any details on the agreement in a statement dated on Saturday. Strike action had begun earlier on Saturday.
The union had sent a 72-hour strike notice to Westshore on Wednesday.
The company and union have been negotiating for several months over a new collective agreement after a previous agreement and two others expired on Jan. 31.
Teck Resources Ltd said in a statement it was pleased to see a tentative agreement had been reached between Westshore Terminals and ILWU 502. The terminal is a key export center for the miner.
Westshore was not immediately available for a request for comment.
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