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1.  The Ruling Class Broke the Railway Strike—Because That's What It Means to Be the Ruling Class  

2022-12-05
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
View In: Railroad Unions
The expedited legislation passed by Congress to avert a strike by railroad unions dealt one more blow in the decades long war waged by the two ruling parties against the working class.

2.  LEVER WEEKLY: All They Had To Do Was Nothing  

2022-12-04
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The Daily Poster
View In: Railroad Unions
Democrats had all the leverage to help workers — instead, they used that leverage to help their railroad industry donors.

3.  Democrats Failed to Understand the Fundamentals of Collective Bargaining for Railway Workers  

2022-12-02
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Railways owned by the mega-rich racked up huge penalties for mistreatment of workers in the years leading up to the current labor dispute.

4.  Betrayal of Railway Workers Ignites Working-Class Fury Toward Biden and Democrats  

2022-12-02
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Politicians are happy to voice platitudes and heap praise upon us for our heroism throughout the pandemic,” said one rail leader. “Yet when the steel hits the rail, they back the powerful and wealthy Class 1 rail carriers every time.“

5.  Senate Approves Legislation To Avoid Rail Strike  

2022-12-02
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ZeroHedge News
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Senate Approves Legislation To Avoid Rail Strike By Zachary Stieber of the Epoch Times The U.S. Senate on Dec. 1 approved legislation aimed at heading off a nationwide rail strike, a day after the House passed the measure. Senators voted 80–15 to pass the bill, which would impose a tentative agreemen...

6.  Biden Urged to Sign Executive Order Guaranteeing Rail Workers Paid Sick Leave  

2022-12-02
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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After the president brokered a compulsory contract without a single paid day off for illness, one labor advocate implored him to “put up or shut up about how you really want them to have sick leave!”