Railroad Workers Slam Biden for Siding With Bosses to Avoid Strike

Railroad workers lashed out at both Republicans and Democrats on Friday after Congress and President Joe Biden blocked their unions from striking over paid sick leave and unsafe work scheduling, with militant workers calling for the various railroad craft unions to unite under one organization and consider allying with a third political party. Biden signed legislation on Friday finalizing a labor… Source Source / Read More: Railroad Workers Slam Biden for Siding With Bosses to Avoid Strike

Senate Blocks Sick Leave Plan, Imposes Rail Contract in Plainly Anti-Union Move

In a blatantly anti-union move, the Senate overwhelmingly voted on Thursday to override the will of thousands of union railroad workers and impose a labor contract that several unions have voted down in recent months. The resolution, which passed the House on Wednesday, passed 80 to 15 in the Senate, far surpassing the 60 votes needed to move forward. An amendment deemed crucial by union members… Source Source / Read More: Senate Blocks Sick Leave Plan, Imposes Rail Contract in Plainly Anti-Union Move