[PBS NewsHour]

Analyzing the shipping backlog from one of America’s busiest ports

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The latest jobs report Friday offered mixed signals about the state of hiring, but one thing was clear: more people are trying to get back into the labor force.

Supply chain issues are one key challenge as companies compete for workers and wait for products to reach customers.

NewsHour’s Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from the port of Los Angeles, where America’s container imports have been clogged for months.