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Railroad, Union Labor Fight Moves Toward Biden Intervention

  • Unions reject binding arbitration after two years of talks
  • Potential strike would strain already stretched supply chains
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Major railroads, including Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway Co., and their unions remain at an impasse after a government board ended efforts to mediate a settlement, a move which will likely force President Joe Biden’s administration to intervene and prevent a strike that could cripple an already-strained US supply chain.