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Trouble In Paradise? Labor Strikes Set to Grip Europe, Could Be Headed Our Way

Will the US join in what is looking to be a global phenomenon? The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET), a subsidiary of the Teamsters union, announced Wednesday it would hold a strike vote covering tens of thousands of members in the railroad industry. Workers at the major Class I railroads have been without a new industry-wide contract for nearly three years.