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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