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Carriers Claim Port Slowdown Deliberate

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Carriers Claim Port Slowdown Deliberate

Carriers Claim Port Slowdown Deliberate

Carriers Claim Port Slowdown Deliberate

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NPR'S Laura Sydell reports on court documents filed by cargo carriers alleging that the dockworkers union is deliberately slowing down the work pace. Two weeks ago the Bush Administration asked a federal judge to order dockworkers back to work after a lock-out shut down ports earlier this month. But a contract still has not been hammered out between the dockworkers and the carriers, and the economy may still suffer from the conflict.