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A rail worker union has rejected the temporary agreement brokered last month by President Biden. The Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees is one of the nation’s largest rail worker unions. The rejection means bargaining is back in order as talks will again resume with freight railroads.

The rejections once again raise the concern of an ill-timed rail strike. However, Congress is ready to step in, should the worst happen. Union officials state they continue to be dissatisfied with compensation, working conditions and sick-leave policies.

Read more on the reborn threat of a rail strike here.


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