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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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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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