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.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

UPS Freight Teamsters: We have the power to win a good contract

The strong No vote delivered a message to UPS Freight management. Our leadership may be cozy with you – but we want a good contract. This is our chance to win the contract we deserve.

UPS Local-by-Local Contract Vote Results

UPS Teamsters Voted No to reject the proposed contract by 55%. See the local-by-local voting results. 

View More News Posts