MTA seeks second presidential mediation as LIRR strike looms; strike possible in July
The MTA says it will ask for a second negotiating session with presidential mediators as a possible Long Island Rail Road strike looms.
The MTA recently shot down a 2.8 percent raise for LIRR workers, which had been recommended by mediators from a Presidential Emergency Board. LIRR unions were prepared to strike next month.
The MTA says raises would be possible if the unions agree...