Lirr Unions


Rail Strike Could Cost Economy $50 Million a Day

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Businesses across New York City and Long Island are preparing for a potential Long Island Rail Road strike that could prevent 300,000 people a day from riding the rails into the city.

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Transportation Nation

Federal Mediators Now Trying to Avert LIRR Strike

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The National Mediation Board is now trying to resolve the ongoing contract dispute — and avoid a LIRR strike, which could come as soon as July 20th.  

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The Brian Lehrer Show

LIRR Contract Negotiations

Monday, June 30, 2014

Pete Donohue, transportation reporter for The New York Daily News, provides the latest updates on the talks between the MTA and the LIRR unions, with the threat of a strike as early as July 20.

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