Biden signs bill that staves off railroad workers strike

Several unions did not agree with the deal passed by Congress because it lacked paid sick leave

By: - December 2, 2022 11:28 am
Freight rail cars sit in front of cranes at the Port of Long Beach

Freight rail cars sit in front of cranes at the Port of Long Beach on Nov. 22, 2022, in Long Beach, California. About 30% of the nation’s freight is moved by rail with the Association of American Railroads estimating that a nationwide shutdown could cause $2 billion a day in economic losses. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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