How US Freight Carriers Are Grinding Railway Workers to Exhaustion and Death
Railroad workers are still fighting against the Biden/Congress pro-corporate imposed contract. The deal, which was rejected by over half of unionized rail workers, effectively denies their right to strike and collectively bargain. Following the vote, rallies have taken place across the country in solidarity with the rail workers.
Ross Grooters, working locomotive engineer and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United (RWU), explains the ongoing struggle and RWU’s demand for public ownership of the railroads, instead of the billionaires.