Las Vegas taxi driver strike has ended
The longest taxi driver strike in the history of Las Vegas is officially over.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The longest taxi driver strike in the history of Las Vegas is officially over.
A new contract was signed between the drivers and Yellow-Checker-Star around 9 a.m. today and any of the taxi driver who were on strike are now welcome to return.
Seven hundred of YCS's 1,700 drivers participated in the strike after the company implemented a contract that most of its drivers did not like.
This new contract will give drivers a higher percentage of commission. It also says if they work 12 hours a day, they can work a four-day week instead of having to work five or six days.
Both sides say that they are relieved that the strike is over.
The new contract is good for 4-1/2 years. Some of the drivers will return today but most of them are expected to return next week.