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LA ports dispute and the state of collective bargaining




Negotiations between the dockworkers union and shipping companies association continue.
Negotiations between the dockworkers union and shipping companies association continue.
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There are lessons to be learned about the power of collective bargaining from the ongoing drama along West Coast ports. Dockworkers and shipping companies continue to negotiate, in part, over how to settle disputes. 

Host Tess Vigeland talks to Harley Shaiken, professor of education and geography at the University of California, Berkeley, who has studied labor issues for years.