Portuguese truckers end strike that caused gas shortages
|Toronto Star 18 Apr 2019 at 03:05|
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal’s government says truckers have called off a strike over pay and working conditions that caused hundreds of gas stations across the country to run dry.
Infrastructure Minister Pedro Nuno Santos told a news conference Thursday that truckers ended their walkout after their employers agreed to start new talks later this month.
Santos says replenishing gas stations will take some time, however, and gas will not become immediately available in all areas.