I’ve worked for the Union Pacific for 22 years. I’m part of the SMART Union that hasn’t agreed yet. I seriously doubt we go on strike. I hope we do though. Even if we do strike it will probably only be for 1 day. Also the Union members haven’t been asked about ANY of this. It’s all people at the top of the Unions deciding what we want WITHOUT even asking…..
A potential nationwide freight rail strike is looming, threatening to cripple the U.S. economy ahead of the holiday shopping season and November’s midterm elections. Roughly 115,000 rail workers could walk off the job as soon as Sept. 16 if they cannot agree to a new contract with railroads. That’s the first day workers could legally…Potential rail strike threatens to kneecap US economy ahead of midterms