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U.S. House votes to adopt railroad labor agreement plus provide workers sick leave

If the Sen­ate signs off on the pro­posed mod­i­fi­ca­tion to the labor agree­ment, Pres­i­dent Biden could sign the new terms into law and oblig­ate rail­roads to pro­vide sick leave to their work­ers, which they should have sim­ply agreed to do in the first place in nego­ti­a­tions, obvi­at­ing the need for con­gres­sion­al intervention.