Vancouver: BC port workers are voting on Thursday and Friday on the latest deal aimed at ending a labour dispute that disrupted shipments through 30 provincial ports and shut down the terminals for 13 days last month.

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union said its roughly 7,400 members are taking part in voting on the agreement recommended by negotiators.

An imposed deal or binding arbitration would likely be ordered if the pact is rejected.

Wages, job security and automation are among the key issues dividing the dock workers and the B.C. Maritime Employers Association. — Canadian Press

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