Word on the Street: LIRR strike

A strike could be coming to the Long Island Rail Road, potentially causing a commuting headache. The unions representing the LIRR workers and the MTA are butting heads about a new contract. Some of

News 12 Staff

Jul 15, 2014, 12:48 AM

Updated 3,602 days ago

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Word on the Street: LIRR strike
A strike could be coming to the Long Island Rail Road, potentially causing a commuting headache.
The unions representing the LIRR workers and the MTA are butting heads about a new contract. Some of the issues involve pay, pension and health care costs for future workers.
The unions have threatened to strike by July 20 if a deal is not reached. As of Monday, unions say the negotiations between them and the MTA collapsed.
News 12 Brooklyn asked Brooklyn residents to sound off on the looming strike.


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