Taxi driver strike in Las Vegas expected to end today

Denise Wong

Taxi driver strike in Las Vegas expected to end today

CREATED May. 2, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Local taxi drivers who have been on strike for the past two months could be headed back to work soon.

The union that represents the striking taxi drivers say they have reached an agreement with their company Yellow-Checker-Star.

The new contract is expected to be signed this morning.

The new agreement has 16 changes, including an increase in yearly bonuses and benefits for drivers.

It also includes the reinstatement of eligibility to work four days a week with longer hours instead of five or six days.

The Yellow-Checker-Star taxi drivers have been on strike since March 3.

Yellow-Checker-Star is the second-largest taxi company in the Las Vegas valley.

More than 100 drivers have been on strike for the last two months.

The taxi driver's union says they expect to sign the new contract at 9 a.m. today.

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