Congress Could Act On Pending Railroad Strike; Both Sides Tip-Toeing As Midterms Loom Near

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The likelihood of a nationwide train strike is alarmingly increasing, and a planned walkout on Friday appears to be gaining pace like a locomotive. On how to stop it, though, Congress on Wednesday remained as split as the railroads and labor unions. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, vetoed a GOP resolution to compel railroad businesses and labor unions to reach a settlement, despite President Joe Biden emphasizing the need to prevent a shutdown that would worsen supply chain issues. The railways should allow employees to take unpaid time off so they may attend doctor’s appointments or take care of other personal

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