Carriers Claim Port Slowdown Deliberate

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.

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