Striking Drivers Clog the Roads in Spain

June 12, 2008: Truck drivers in Spain are on strike for the fourth day in a row over rising fuel costs.

Strikers picketed, clogged Spain’s highways with their trucks, and shut down a border crossing with France.

The strikers are mainly owner-operators who want a guaranteed minimum rate for their jobs.

The strike has led to fuel shortages throughout Spain and Portugal, and idled production at six Spanish auto factories.

Click here to read more in International Herald Tribune.


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