USA America's busiest commuter railroad on the verge of strike

Workers with the Long Island Rail Road, which serves 300,000 customers daily in the New York area, could go on strike by July 20. The negotiations are fraught with complications.

By , Staff writer

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Workers for the busiest commuter railroad in the United States are threatening to go on strike later this month as union leaders and New York state officials go down to the wire after four years of wrangling over a new contract.