labor disputes and negotiations

Railroad strike 2022: Intensifying efforts to avert crippling strike go overnight

New York CNN Business — Talks aimed at averting a freight rail strike that could cripple U.S. supply chains continued overnight Thursday. If the strike continues early Friday, it could push up the prices of goods, from gasoline to food to cars. Two rail unions, representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors who make up …

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Massive rail strike next week could deal another blow to America’s economy

New York CNN Business — Freight railways have been around since the 19th century, but you can’t run a 21st century economy without them. the imminence possibility of strike by unions representing more than 90,000 freight railway workers nationwide has businesses across the country worried. The unions are set to call a strike on September …

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One of the biggest strikes in American history is brewing at UPS

New York CNN Business — Over the past year, nascent labor movements in powerful corporations like Starbucks and Amazon captured national attention. But less well known is a looming clash between one of America’s oldest unions and the world’s largest parcel carrier. Contract negotiations are expected to begin in the spring between UPS and the …

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