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Thursday, September 29, 2005

Machinists' strike ends

It's official:
Just a few hours short of 28 days, the strike ended Thursday night after Machinists in the Puget Sound region, in Portland and in Wichita, Kan., gave an 80 percent margin of victory to a new three-year contract with the company that will give them better pension benefits and freeze their health insurance costs at current levels.
It sounds like everyone is a winner with this contract.

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