LIRR contract deal made official

Service is now suspended between Port Jefferson and

Service is now suspended between Port Jefferson and Huntington because of flooding conditions east of the Smithtown station.

WOODBURY - The contract deal that avoided a potentially devastating Long Island Rail Road strike is official today.

LIRR union rep Anthony Simon tells News 12 that all eight unions have signed off on the deal with the MTA.

News 12 has been told the average approval among the unions was 95 percent with the two largest unions having a 97 percent ratification.

Simon called the numbers “history making and unprecedented.”





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