Rail Strike Looms as Another Union Rejects Labor Deal

Rail yard
Many minerals, energy products, chemicals, finished goods, and raw materials travel by train.

A nation-wide rail strike looks it may hit as early as the second week in December as one of the largest unions of railroad workers voted against the deal reached my management and labor. This could result in significant disruption of commodity shipments and represents another supply chain disruption. The American Chemistry Council, which represents large manufacturers of chemicals, said a strike would hurt the economy and could send inflation climbing.

Published 11/21/2022. See full article.