Lawmakers look to derail looming LIRR strike

The last time there was a strike was

The last time there was a strike was back in 1994, when service was derailed for two days. (February 17, 2014 6:40 PM)

A looming Long Island Rail Road strike could disrupt travel for hundreds of thousands of commuters next month, but congressional leaders are stepping in to try to prevent it.

As News 12 has reported, the MTA is demanding that LIRR unions agree to a three-year freeze on total labor costs. The unions argue that they haven't seen a pay increase in four years. If the sides can't negotiate a contract...

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