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Merchants Welcome Tentative Labor Agreement at West Coast Ports

Retailers welcome the tentative labor agreement between union dockworkers and West Coast ports. But some merchants worry there is not enough time to properly stock shelves for the holiday shopping season. 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.