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Deal Cut in West Coast Dock Dispute

Dockworkers and cargo carriers agree on union jurisdiction over cargo-tracking jobs -- a central issue in a dispute that closed 29 West Coast ports for 10 days this fall and has slowed delivery of holiday goods. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.

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Elaine Korry is an NPR contributor based in San Francisco. From August 2004-June 2007 she worked as an NPR senior reporter covering social policy for NPR, with a focus on education, and on the lives of the nation's most vulnerable citizens — the homeless, those living in poverty, working in low wage positions, and trying to find their way to a more stable life.
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