April 26, 2015
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.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.