The White House special envoy on supply chain issues, Stephen Lyons, is confident union railroad workers will ratify the new labor contract. The tentative agreement was reached September 14, but at least one union is threatening to go on strike on September 29th. Speaking at a supply chain conference, Lyons said the unions have the obligation to sell this deal to the rank and file. Lyons is also monitoring a labor dispute between 29 West Coast ports and their labor unions, but said progress is being made in those negotiations.
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