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By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
President Joe Biden signed a bill Friday to block a strike and force workers to accept the agreements union leaders made in September, even though four of the 12 unions — which include a majority of rail workers — voted to reject them.
By Josh Funk, Associated Press
The Biden administration is saying the U.S. economy would face a severe economic shock if senators don't pass legislation this week to avert a freight rail worker strike.
By Josh Funk, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Congress is moving urgently to head off the looming U.S. rail strike. The bill would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement reached in September that failed to gain the support of all 12 unions involved.
By Kevin Freking, Josh Funk, Associated Press
President Joe Biden's call for Congress to intervene in the railroad contract dispute undercuts efforts to address workers' quality of life concerns and unions decried the move.
By John O'Connor, Associated Press
Illinois voters have approved an amendment to their state constitution that guarantees the right to bargain collectively.
By Associated Press
Home Depot workers in Philadelphia rejected the first store-wide labor union at the world's largest home improvement retailer Saturday night, a loss for a fledgling movement to organize at major U.S. companies.
Workers at an Apple store in Oklahoma City voted to unionize, marking the second unionized Apple store in the U.S. in a matter of months, according to the federal labor board.
The U.S.'s third largest railroad union rejected a deal with employers Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could cripple the economy.
The major freight railroads signaled they're ready to negotiate a new deal based on a report that calls for 24 percent raises, but the 12 unions involved in the stalled talks still haven't commented on the recommendations.
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