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Biden says deal averting railroad strike averted 'real economic crisis'

Biden says deal averting railroad strike averted ‘real economic crisis’

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh discusses tentative deal to avert railroad strike amid tough US economy President Biden said the deal between the railroads and union negotiators reached early Thursday morning averted a “real economic crisis”. The agreement between the two parties came just before the Friday morning deadline to avoid a freight railway strike. “The …

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Biden to 'blame' for what could have been 'disastrous' railroad strike: Freedom Foundation CEO

Biden to ‘blame’ for what could have been ‘disastrous’ railroad strike: Freedom Foundation CEO

Freedom Foundation CEO Aaron Withe said Biden’s economy provided “poor working conditions” for railroad and freight workers. After President Biden takes a victory lap averting an impending railroad strike that could have cost the U.S. economy $2 billion a day, a workers’ rights official blames the president for causing the dispute. “What you can blame …

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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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Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials held labor contract talks on Wednesday evening to avoid a possible rail shutdown that could disrupt freight shipments and hamper food supplies and fuel, but a small union rejected a deal and Amtrak called it all off. long-distance passenger travel. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire …

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Unions and railroad officials head to DC as White House urgently discusses contingency plans amid threat of rail shutdown

Unions and railroad officials head to DC as White House urgently discusses contingency plans amid threat of rail shutdown

While the sources pointed out that the situation remains fluid, the two main unions that have lingering differences with the railways – the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Officers and the SMART Transportation Division – are expected to send their union leaders to the meeting. . “Continuing the Administration’s sustained commitment and concrete efforts to …

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The railroad strike and the economic damage it would cause draw nearer

The railroad strike and the economic damage it would cause draw nearer

While two other railway unions reached tentative agreements with railway management on new contracts on Tuesday, the two largest unions – representing engineers and conductors who make up the two-person crews of each train – remain at loggerheads in the negotiations. If they don’t resolve their differences, the first national railroad strike in 30 years …

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As US railroad strike looms, White House aides scramble to avoid crisis

As US railroad strike looms, White House aides scramble to avoid crisis

White House officials are holding emergency meetings in a desperate scramble to avert a nationwide railroad strike days before much of the country’s transportation infrastructure shuts down, according to three people familiar with the matter. Biden administration officials have begun preparing for a potential shutdown and have warned a strike could seriously harm the US …

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Biden administration scrambles to avoid possible railroad strike as deadline approaches

Biden administration scrambles to avoid possible railroad strike as deadline approaches

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com The Biden administration is stepping up its involvement in negotiations between rail companies and unions representing railroad workers as the deadline approaches to avert a potential strike that threatens to cripple the economy just before the midterm elections. The National Mediation Board and US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh met …

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