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The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has been aggressively protesting the company EGT since last year, when EGT decided to use a contractor that staffed a new grain terminal with workers from a different union.

Union protesters blocked trains and repeatedly faced arrest despite the warnings of a federal judge. The judge has fined the union more than $300,000.

The union and EGT did not disclose details of the agreement Monday.

ILWU President Robert McEllrath says the agreement is a win for the union, the company and the Longview community. He says the union is looking forward to developing a positive working relationship with EGT.

From wire dispatches and staff reports