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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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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 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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House passes bill to avoid railroad strike, moves to force labor deal

House passes bill to avoid railroad strike, moves to force labor deal

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday resoundingly approved legislation to avert a nationwide railroad strike by forcing a labor agreement between railroads and their workers, as lawmakers rushed to protect the economy from the threat of a work stoppage during the holidays and prevent an interruption of navigation. Across the country. Acting quickly the day …

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'The economy is in jeopardy': President Biden again urges Congress to help avert railroad strike

‘The economy is in jeopardy’: President Biden again urges Congress to help avert railroad strike

Pressure is high for unions and railroad management to reach a labor agreement before a potential railroad strike hits the United States in 10 days. Negotiations have been ongoing since September, but after the two sides failed to reach an agreement, President Biden ordered Congress to intervene before the December 9 deadline. “Congress must act …

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Biden calls on US Congress to block railroad strike that could ‘devastate the economy’

Joe Biden called on Congress to step in and block a railroad strike before next month’s deadline in stalled contract talks, saying a strike would “destroy our economy”. Biden’s move comes as business groups warned the impending strike would hit just before the holiday season and worsen inflation problems in the United States. “Let’s be …

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A railway strike will not ruin your vacation.  Here's how it will affect you in other ways |  CNN Business

A railway strike will not ruin your vacation. Here’s how it will affect you in other ways | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — So once again the nation and its economy are facing the risk of a massive freight railway strike, this one as early as December 9th. But the one thing you don’t have to worry about is whether it will affect your holiday shopping. plans. (This will not be the case.) …

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