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Bush Uses Taft-Hartley to End Dock Dispute

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Bush Uses Taft-Hartley to End Dock Dispute

Bush Uses Taft-Hartley to End Dock Dispute

Bush Uses Taft-Hartley to End Dock Dispute

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NPR's Ina Jaffe reports from Los Angeles that ports along the West Coast are expected to reopen today. The ports have been closed for more than a week by a labor dispute between carriers and dock workers. Yesterday, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction that orders the Pacific Maritime Association to end its lockout of International Longshore and Warehouse Union workers. President Bush announced he'll seek an 80-day cooling-off period under the Taft-Hartley Act. A judge will decide on that next week.