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US rail unions hard at work to secure workers’ rights

Image: Flickr. Tyler Silvest

Things for railway workers in the United States seem to be gradually improving, with trade unions working hard to convince companies to provide their employees with paid sick leave. Two unions, the National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO) and the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen (BRC) reached an agreement with Union Pacific (UP), one of the US largest railway companies.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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