• Omicron fallout and tough labor talks likely to rattle supply chains and fuel inflation

    6 days ago - By Washington Post

    The omicron surge has worsened worker shortages and supply chain disruptions, helping fuel inflation. This spring could see another threat as cargo carriers and the longshore workers' union begin talks aimed at a new contract. Shippers fear a repeat of the work slowdowns and employer retaliation that snarled West Coast ports for several months in 2014-2015.
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