U.S. Senate passes bill to prevent national rail strike, rejects paid sick days - National
The measure now goes to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature, and comes just one day after the House voted to impose the agreement on rail unions.
Senate rejects proposal to give rail workers seven days of paid sick leave
The Senate voted on Thursday to reject a proposal to give railway workers seven days of sick leave, a benefit that was left out of a labor deal between freight rail companies and unionized workers that was brokered by the Biden administration. The proposal to give workers seven days of sick leave, which was championed by Sen. […]
Senate Votes to Prevent Freight-Rail Strike, Defeats Sick-Leave Amendment
The Senate today passed a resolution from the House by a margin of 80-15 to adopt the tentative agreement that railroads and unions negotiated in September under the supervision of the White House.