Cooling-Off Period Ordered in Bus Strike

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A judge has ordered a 60-day cooling off period in a labor dispute between a major San Francisco bay area bus system and its drivers.

KGO-TV reports that an Alameda County Superior Court judge made the ruling Wednesday morning.

The decision comes after Gov. Jerry Brown requested the cooling-off period after an advisory board found that a strike by Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus drivers would be significantly disruptive in the region.

The drivers had threatened a walkout last week.

The judge's order halts any strike activity for the 60 days.

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