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Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Intervene

The latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.

07/02/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA Rejects LIRR Contract Proposal, Possible Summertime Strike Looming

LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.

01/16/2014