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Rail labor union approves tentative contract

In a nod to unrest among some rank-and-file members who felt the deal doesn’t go far enough, the union said it “recognizes that the agreement wasn’t accepted overwhelmingly, so our team will continue conversing with our members at our rail yards across the nation. This agreement is the first step in addressing some of the …


Rail strike worries prompt businesses to seek federal intervention

Businesses are increasingly worried about the renewed threat of a railroad strike after two unions rejected their deals, and they want the Biden administration and Congress to be ready to intervene. A coalition of 322 business groups from a variety of industries signed off on a letter to President Biden on Thursday urging him to …