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October man-hours paid in LA-Long Beach skyrocket

From today’s Journal of Commerce:

Man-hours paid to longshoremen in Los Angeles-Long Beach in October went through the roof because of the worst congestion the ports have experienced in more than a decade. Yet employers emphasize that even though more longshoremen are working more hours, congestion continues to increase because there are not enough skilled […]