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    :: Saturday, August 26, 2006 ::

    Concrete workers' strike ends - By Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times
    According to the employers, 100 union members, who have been on strike since July 31, accepted an offer that gives workers a pay raise of $3.95 an hour over three years and also allows them to honor strikes held by other trades. Union members had rejected an offer Aug. 20 because they contended it would have prevented them from honoring other strikes.

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