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Railroads say they won't lock out workers as negotiators meet Labor Secretary Walsh

Railroads say they won’t lock out workers as negotiators meet Labor Secretary Walsh

Rail carrier and union negotiators met in the office of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on Wednesday as the parties tried to broker a deal before Friday’s strike deadline. The meeting started just after 9 a.m. ET. A Labor Department spokesperson said talks were underway as of noon. “The parties are negotiating in good faith and …

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Biden administration urges unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

Biden administration urges unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a rail work stoppage, saying on Monday it …

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