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Truck Driver Strike at Port of Los Angeles is Over, but Tension Remains

Anyone who follows the shipping industry watched the truck driver strike at the Port of Los Angeles with great interest over the last several days. For now, the Port of Los Angeles trucker strike is over, but only in the sense that workers aren't currently refusing to work. The demands of the truck drivers who were striking have not been met, and there has been no other formal agreement between the drivers and the companies they work for - Green Fleet Systems, Total Transportation Services Inc., and Pacific 9 Transportation Inc. Instead, the situation has merely transitioned to a "cooling-off period," in the words of the Los Angeles Mayor, who helped end the strike. Below we explain the essentials of the Truck Driver Strike at the Port of Los Angeles. Read more [...]