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District Council Of Trade Unions Approves New Contract, Avoiding Strike

(Portland, OR) -- The City of Portland won't face a strike by workers in the District Council of Trade Unions. Members approved a new contact a day before the strike was set to begin. The agreement gives members a one-point-six percent cost of living increase that's retroactive to July 1st of last year and a five-percent bump that takes effect on July 1st of this year. The union represents eleven-hundred workers.

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