US: House of Representatives wants to force a deal on the rail industry

Image: Wikimedia Commons. Gage Skidmore

A massive rail strike in the United States is around the corner and politicians in the country cannot seem to find an agreement that would satisfy all parties involved. Workers and unions are asking for 15 days of paid sick leave, while the current tentative deal brokered by the White House in September does not include any. It is now up to the Senate to approve or block the House of Representatives’ proposal.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

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

1 comment op “US: House of Representatives wants to force a deal on the rail industry”

bönström bönström|01.12.22|14:13

Regrettably, since long, Feds decisively, defensively just have called for “better” (by mantra “BUILD”, etc.). Accordingly the upgrading, the Shift needed, virtually has been obstructed.
At optimal supply chains, now robustness (resilency and redundancy) handsomely is rewarded. As short of robustness, now all causes of disturbing have to be outed – from Mode!

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