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NJ Transit engineers inch closer to strike

Commuter rail service will call for Biden to step in

Posted 7/5/24

New Jersey Transit engineers are one step closer to walking out on strike after the National Mediation Board concluded more than four years of bargaining between the engineers’ union and the commuter rail service without having mediated a deal. 

The contract covering nearly 500 engineers expired in December 2019 and their union, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, has demanded the workers receive significant pay hikes to bring their pay on a par with that of their Metro-North Railroad and the Long Island Rail Road colleagues. 

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