West Coast Ports Empty as Labor Dispute Boils Over

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Twenty-nine West Coast ports that handle almost half all US trade—and 70% of all imports from Asia—were closed yesterday and they’ll be closed again during the upcoming long weekend. A contract dispute could have major impact across the country. Kirk Siegler covers the Western US for NPR.

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Guest:
Kirk Siegler - National Public Radio - @KirkSiegler

Host:
Warren Olney

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Evan George, Benjamin Gottlieb, Jenny Hamel