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Teamsters approve new commercials contract
Teamsters approve new commercials contract

Members of Teamsters Local 399 have approved a new contract, avoiding a strike that would have shut down commercial production in Los Angeles. Location scouts, animal wranglers and drivers on Saturday ratified a revised contract negotiated Tuesday between the union and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers. Last week, Teamsters members overwhelmingly rejected an earlier contract proposed by the commercial producers association and authorized their leaders to stage a walkout should they fail to reach an agreement by the end of the month. The main bone of contention involved a provision to expand an agreement covering low-budget commercials. Terms of the...

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