Rail deal: 3 things to know about the agreement that averted a strike

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President Biden announced on Thursday he was able to help broker a tentative rail deal between freight railroads and workers that averted a potential strike. The agreement, brokered by administration officials, was seen as a major victory as a strike would have wreaked havoc on the nation's rail system and further disrupted supply chains during a period of economic uncertainty. Here are three things to know about the deal and how it got done: A CSX freight train travels through Alexandria, Va. on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been...