UF Online Training Program and New Union Contract for West Coast Ports
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**Last Wednesday, the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced a tentative agreement on a new six-year contract.
The agreement covers all West Coast ports and must still be ratified.
U.S. Meat Export Federation President Dan Halstrom says this is tremendous news for U.S. red meat exporters and their overseas customers.
**Kansas Senator Roger Marshall will introduce a bill designed to address California’s Prop 12, which was recently upheld by the Supreme Court.
The Hagstrom Report says Marshall’s bill, the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression, or EATS Act, would stop states from enacting laws that affect agricultural production in other states.