railroad strike

gCaptain’s full coverage of the looming nationwide railroad strike due to a labor dispute. Railroads including Union Pacific, Berkshire Hathaway’s BNSF, CSX and Norfolk Southern have until a minute after midnight on Friday, September 16, to reach tentative deals with three unions representing about 60,000 workers.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

President Biden Asks Congress for Help to Avoid Rail Strike

By Jordan Fabian, Ian Kullgren and Erik Wasson (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of

November 29, 2022
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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Railroad Strikes Are Rare But Crippling To Ports And Freight

by Erik Loomis (University of Rhode Island) The prospect of a potentially devastating rail workers strike is looming again. Fears of a strike in September 2022

November 27, 2022
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Monday, November 21, 2022

Divided U.S. Rail Unions Raise Specter of Strike

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The two largest U.S. rail unions representing

November 21, 2022
Total Views: 1656

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Long Beach Port Chief Sees West Coast Labor Deal Being Reached Without Strike

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Dockworkers and their employers at 29 West Coast ports will keep cargo at the busiest US maritime operations moving as

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 1153

Friday, September 16, 2022

Rail Worker Fight Could Be Model for Other Deals

By Lisa Baertlein and Doyinsola Oladipo LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Union railworkers in the United States scored a potential key

September 16, 2022
Total Views: 895


With Rail Strike Averted, Focus Turns to Clearing Congestion

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — US freight-rail companies need to turn their focus to clearing a backlog of containers at ports and at inland train

September 16, 2022
Total Views: 643

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Biden Brokers Tentative Deal Averting Nationwide Rail Strike

By Trevor Hunnicutt, David Shepardson and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration secured a

September 15, 2022
Total Views: 1065

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Rail Disruption Could Lead to Energy Shortages for Northeast States

By Laila Kearney and Laura Sanicola NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Northeastern U.S. states could face disruptions to fuel supplies if rail transport

September 14, 2022
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Railroads Wind Down Shipments as Strike Deadline Looms

By Kim Chipman and Ryan Beene (Bloomberg) — US railroads are poised to stop shipments of farm products and other key goods starting Thursday as the

September 14, 2022
Total Views: 1895

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

U.S. Government Makes Contingency Plans for Rail Shutdown

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 13 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Tuesday made

September 13, 2022
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White House Makes Push to Avoid Nationwide Rail Strike Costing $2 Billion a Day

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The White House made a new effort on Tuesday to press

September 13, 2022
Total Views: 1153

Monday, September 12, 2022

Biden Urges Action to Avoid Railroad Shutdown

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration urged railroads and unions to reach

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 2495