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White House announces 'interim' deal to avert railroad strike

White House announces ‘interim’ deal to avert railroad strike

The White House announced early Thursday morning a deal between rail carriers and unionized workers, likely averting a nationwide railroad strike that threatened to cripple key parts of the U.S. economy. With less than 24 hours to avoid a potential shutdown, President Biden said negotiators had reached a “provisional” deal to keep freight trains running …

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Railway strike averted after marathon talks reach tentative deal

Talks to avert crippling US rail strike continue overnight

Two rail unions, representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors who make up the two-person crews that run the trains, are threatening the first rail strike in 30 years from 12:01 a.m. ET on Friday. Union leaders and railroad union negotiators began meeting with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh at his office in Washington, DC, at …

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