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Freight rail service is terrible, even without the threat of a strike |  CNN Business

Freight rail service is terrible, even without the threat of a strike | CNN Business

New York CNN — The failure of a freight railroad strike to begin on Friday is a huge win for the US economy and its still struggling supply chain. But that does not mean that freight railways provide good service to their customers. Many of the issues hampering the supply chain, driving up prices and …

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The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

The averted national railroad strike is a parable of contemporary American capitalism

In our click-driven world, the threat of a US freight railroad strike and President Biden’s intervention to prevent it have been the news for the past week. But there are two groups for whom the averted strike is still front and center: the 115,000 railroad workers who will be forced to work under the terms …

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Rail strike averted: Did Biden betray his pro-union credentials?

Rail strike averted: Did Biden betray his pro-union credentials?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the major stories and debates of the day. What is happening Congress moved quickly this week to pass legislation that will prevent a nationwide strike by railroad workers, just days after President Biden warned that a work stoppage would “devastate our economy.” The threat of a railway strike, …

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Biden signs legislation to avoid national rail strike

Biden signs legislation to avoid national rail strike

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday signed legislation to force a labor agreement between railroads and workers who had been locked in a bitter dispute, averting a strike that could have upended the economy just before the holidays. “Without rail freight, many American industries would literally shut down,” Biden said before signing the bill, adding …

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Biden signs bill averting railroad strike despite lack of paid sick leave

Biden signs bill averting railroad strike despite lack of paid sick leave

President Joe Biden has signed a bill making a railroad strike illegal, preventing workers from leaving work weeks before the holiday season. “The bill I’m about to sign ends a difficult rail dispute and helps our country avoid what, no doubt, would have been an economic disaster at a very bad time in the calendar,” …

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

House must act to avert freight train strike to save economy

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday afternoon that would help avert a freight railroad strike that the White House says could cripple the U.S. economy — 30 years after Congress last intervened. in an impending rail closure. Lawmakers also passed a related measure that would grant an additional seven days of paid sick …

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