Will it Come to Congressional Action?
SMART-TD, which represents 3 out of 10 freight-rail workers, announced that its members had voted down a tentative agreement with employers out of frustration over time off and other matters. Negotiators are back at the table after the White House helped unions and rail companies broker a compromise in September. The U.S. is at risk for the first national rail strike in more than 30 years. Read what's happening here.