Dockworkers Hit Freight Backlog After Reaching Tentative Deal With Shipping Companies

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Days after a shutdown of 29 West Coast ports was averted, some 20,000 dockworkers affected by contract negotiations began working to relieve the worst freight backlog seen in a decade.

Eric Spillman reports from San Pedro for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

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Dockworkers began catching up on a backlog of shipments Monday after a tentative agreement ended a tense labor standoff involving West Coast ports.

Kareen Wynter reports from San Pedro for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Feb. 23, 2015.