Truck Driver Strike at Los Angeles Port Called Off for Cool Down Period

A trucker strike at Los Angeles and Long Beach ended after 5 days
A five-day protest strike by 120 truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been put on hold as both sides agreed to a “cooling-off period” requested by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The cooling-off period will give time for the harbor commission to look into the accusations by the truckers of workplace violations. The drivers agreed to go back to work beginning Monday after the companies promised to allow all of them to return without any form of retaliation.

The strike began last Monday when the drivers for three firms (Green Fleet Systems, Pacific 9 Transportation and Total Transportation Services) formed a picket line due to poor working conditions. The


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