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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials held labor contract talks on Wednesday evening to avoid a possible rail shutdown that could disrupt freight shipments and hamper food supplies and fuel, but a small union rejected a deal and Amtrak called it all off. long-distance passenger travel. Railroads, including Union Pacific (UNP.N)Berkshire Hathaway …

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Biden administration presses unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a rail work stoppage, saying on Monday it …

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Workers at UK’s biggest container port Felixstowe due to begin 8-day strike

A view shows shipping containers stacked at the port of Felixstowe, Britain, October 13, 2021. Photo taken with a drone. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – More than 1,900 workers at Britain’s biggest container port are due to begin an eight-day strike on Sunday which …

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