Tag: Rail workers


Rail Workers Still Seeking Quality-of-Life Improvements

January 27, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

The contract imposed on railroad workers last fall didn’t resolve their quality-of-life issues, but already this year there are indications the major freight railroads are starting to address some of their concerns about demanding schedules that keep many of them […]

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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 […]