Tag: rail strike

Impact & Regulations

Senate Passes Measure to Avoid Rail Strike

December 1, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Moving quickly to help avert a rail workers strike that would have cost the national economy an estimated $2 billion per day, the U.S. Senate on Dec. 1 advanced a tentative labor agreement between railroads and their employees. Senators on […]


Rail workers frustrated, hopeful as Congress moves to avert strike

November 30, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Nearly 115,000 railroaders were closely following two votes Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives after President Joe Biden called on Congress to immediately pass legislation to avert a rail strike. The House voted 290-137 Wednesday to avert a possible […]

Travel & Public Transit

5 things you should know about a potential rail strike

November 23, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

A rail strike — or a lockout by the railroads — could occur in early December if unions and railroads can’t reach a labor agreement that satisfies everyone. Congress has the ability to stop a strike. So why is it […]

Impact & Regulations

Over 300 trade groups press White House to avoid potential rail strike

October 28, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Over 300 national- and state-level trade associations are pressing President Joe Biden to work with railroad unions and their employers to ratify all outstanding tentative labor agreements in order to prevent “a rail shutdown [that] would have a significant impact […]