Tens of thousands of U.S. railroad workers are called to strike later this week,
a move that would negatively impact President Joe Biden's term in office by jeopardizing supply chains.
The parties have met over the weekend to reach an agreement and, despite finding common ground, the pacts require ratification by their members.The parties have met over the weeken
The possibility of a strike by unions representing more than 90,000 workers is of concern to companies across the country
as such a move, which would take place on the 16th of this month, could paralyze nearly 30 percent of the country's freight
according to data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, collected by CNN.
Biden averted a strike two months ago by imposing a cooling-off period in which the disputed issues were discussed in negotiations and an agreement was issued.
Congress has the authority to extend the deadline, but the unions have urged lawmakers not to intervene in the negotiationCongress has the authority to extend the deadline, but the