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Truck Drivers Might Strike

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(before 2003)

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Truck drivers deliver food to grocery stores. Some drivers that deliver to one grocery store are not happy. They want a new contract.

A contract is an agreement between two groups. The truck drivers want the grocery store to agree to some things or they might stop taking them their food. If the drivers stop working they will be on strike.

The truck drivers want some changes to be made. They want to be paid more money. They also want working conditions to be safer and to be treated better.

If the truck drivers go on strike the grocery store might not get all of their supplies. This means that the shelves in the grocery store might not be as full. Customers will not have as many things to buy.

The truck drivers hope that the grocery store will agree to a new contract. Drivers say that if things do not get better they might go on strike. If drivers go on strike the grocery store shelves will not be as full as customers are used to seeing.

(This was adapted from an original story provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)

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