PBS NewsHour

Analyzing the shipping backlog from an American port

Friday's jobs report 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. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from the Port of Los Angeles, where container imports have been clogged for months.

Episode 337

8m 17s

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