Those negotiations turned out to be all that was needed to end the strike. The negotiators on both sides worked practically around the clock from 1 pm Thursday to 3 am Sunday morning.

Tentative terms of the contract. We go back to work tomorrow morning. I for one am glad. [Now how to approach my line-crossing co-workers? I’m not going to be mean or anything. I didn’t even use the word “scab.” Who knows what union leadership will say, though?]