Schenectady Daily Gazette: Albany Area Concrete Drivers Strike

July 11, 2008: Concrete truck drivers went on strike Wednesday morning, throwing a wrench in the Capital Region’s construction business as it kicks into high gear.

Nine days after their four-year contract expired, about 100 members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 294 struck for the first time since 2000. The strike, which hinges on wage and pension contribution issues, threatens to hamper work on everything from home foundations to swimming pools.

Click here to read more in the Schenectady Daily Gazette.


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