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Tentative deal reached to avoid rail strike

The White House announced Thursday that a tentative deal has been reached to avert a freight rail strike. The deal includes a 24% wage increase for railroad workers by 2024 — the biggest jump in more than four decades, according to the Washington Post.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Tyler Pager, White House reporter with the Washington Post.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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