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White House Urges Labor Unions and Railroads to Avoid National Strike

White House Urges Labor Unions and Railroads to Avoid National Strike

According to three people familiar with the matter, the White House has been holding emergency meetings in order to avert a looming national railroad strike. The strike would shut down much of the nation’s transportation infrastructure and cost the US economy a striking $2 billion dollars a day. It would be the first national strike in decades.

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