Biden Signs Bill to Avert Rail Strike

President Biden signed a bill to avert a nationwide rail union strike Friday, saying the “fight” for paid sick leave is “not over.” President Biden on Friday signed bipartisan legislation to avoid a railroad workers strike, congratulating Congress for working with his team to avoid “what could have been a real disaster.”  Lawmakers and industry representatives had warned that a threatened strike by transportation unions ahead of the holidays could have had catastrophic consequences for the U.S. economy. The newly enacted law codifies a July deal negotiated by rail unions and the Biden admi …

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