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President-elect Donald Trump tours the Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis on Dec. 1. The president of the union representing Carrier workers has challenged Trump's claims about how many of the plant's jobs will remain in the U.S. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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More than $1 billion worth of cargo passes through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every day. Labor disputes have stalled operations for weeks now, and ships have been anchored for days. Daniel Hajek/NPR hide caption

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After Tentative Port Deal, Container Ships Still Line The Horizon

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Fast-food workers in Los Angeles march in August 2013 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Similar protests around the country have been organized by labor unions. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Unions Have Pushed The $15 Minimum Wage, But Few Members Will Benefit

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