Kansas City Fears Rail Strike After Prez Biden Deal Rejected Again

Perspective and something to consider . . .

Kansas City only exists because of the railroads.

And so . . .

This old school mode of transit has more impact, influence and relevance than most would dare consider. 

Here's the word . . .

The rejection from the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) could mean a nationwide rail strike just in time for the holidays, potentially devastating the economy.

By the numbers: About 4,639 or 73% of members participated in the vote with 2,810 or 60.57% against the proposed deal and 1,820 or 39.23% for it per the union.

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Second rail union rejects Biden-brokered labor deal

A union representing nearly 6,000 railroad workers voted down a tentative contract agreement with freight railroad companies Wednesday brokered by the White House last month.

Second railroad union rejects deal, adding to strike worries

OMAHA, Neb. - A second railroad union rejected its deal with the major U.S. freight railroads on Wednesday, reflecting workers' increasing frustration with the lack of paid sick time and adding to concerns about the possibility of a strike next month that could cripple the economy.

Threat of rail strike rises as members of another union reject proposed labor deal | CNN Business

Rank and file members of another railroad union have rejected a tentative labor deal, a move that further raises the odds that America's freight railroad workers will go on strike sometime next month. The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen voted against September's tentative agreement, according to results announced Wednesday.

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