USW, U.S. Steel: In Canada, members of USW Local 1005 ratified a new contract, ending an 11-month lockout by U.S. Steel. The pact, covering some 750 workers, will run until Oct. 15, 2014.
 
ILWU, Pacific Northwest Grain Elevator Operators: International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) locals ratified a one-year contract with the Pacific Northwest Grain Elevator Operators, covering some 4,000 workers at six grain terminals in Oregon and Washington. The lone terminal not covered in the contract is EGT, which has refused to reach agreement with ILWU Local 21 since September 2009.
 
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