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Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

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The business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation said even a short-term strike would have a tremendous impact and the economic pain would start to be felt even before the Dec. 9 strike deadline. read more >

Big Rail Unions Split on Contract as Engineers Approve, Conductors Reject

Big Rail Unions Split on Contract as Engineers Approve, Conductors Reject

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A split vote Monday from the two biggest railroad unions follows the rejection by three other unions of their deals with the railroads that the Biden administration helped broker before the original strike deadline in September. Seven smaller unions have approved the five-year deal that, on top of the 24% raise, includes $5,000 in bonuses. read more >