Update: USA Rail Labor Strike Averted, Picketing over AB5 at Oakland Port this week
Rail strike adverted
A rail strike today was averted after President Biden issued an executive order and created a Presidential Emergency Board to intervene in the stalled negotiations. There will now be a 60 day period to come to a new agreement, pushing any possible strike action to mid-September.
Update on California AB5 Protests
Independent owner operators are protesting California AB5 legislation at Port of Oakland terminals today and plan to continue through Wednesday. Local authorities are on hand to keep roadways clear, but plan for delays on any pending pickups and delivery due to the situation.
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