Still no deal between MTA and unions 1 week ahead of planned LIRR strike

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its workers? unions

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its workers’ unions have still not come to terms in the ongoing contract negotiations as an LIRR strike looms. (July 13, 2014 5:20 PM)

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its workers’ unions have still not come to an agreement despite an LIRR strike deadline looming just days from now.

Without an agreement, thousands of railroad workers could walk off the job next Sunday morning, forcing hundreds of thousands of Long Island residents to find another way to get to the city.

The MTA's last proposal was a 17...

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