US truckers complain of lost wages on Black Friday

It is Black Friday in the US.

    It is Black Friday in the US.

    The day after Thanksgiving and traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year.

    Many of the bargains are cheap imports which are transported to the warehouses of major firms by an army of truckers.

    But drivers are complaining of not receiving their wages and exploitation.

    Al Jazeera's Jacob Ward reports from Long Beach, California.


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