The Ohio Democrat said a strike would have devastated the U.S. economy.
The president and Congress headed off a potential work stoppage but failed to deliver paid sick days to the nation’s railway workers.
They didn't get much help from Republicans who professed to support the working class.
The Vermont senator said it's "hard" to understand how Republicans can be a working-class party if they don't support paid sick leave.
The paid sick leave measure seems unlikely to make it through the Senate and to President Joe Biden’s desk.
The party of paid family leave finds itself in a very awkward position.
President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to pass legislation to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month’s deadline in the stalled contract talks.
We might have a massive work stoppage after all.
Workers may walk off the job – or be locked out by their employers – if they can’t reach a deal by the Friday deadline.