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Union Pacific Railroad Reaches a Tentative Deal With Union on Paid Sick Leave

Union Pacific railroad has reached a tentative deal with a major union regarding paid sick leave.

The railroad and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers said that the deal reached over the weekend provides up to eight paid sick leave days to around 5,900 railroad employees.

While all Union Pacific employees receive some form of paid leave, the proposed agreement will provide the union members an additional five paid sick days annually, prorated for 2023. Starting next year, they also will have the ability to convert up to three paid leave days for use as paid sick time.

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