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Unions and managers of the nation's largest commuter railroad on Thursday reached a tentative contract agreement, averting ...
a weekend strike that stood to inconvenience hundreds of thousands of riders. (July 17)
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SHOTLISTAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 16, 20141. Various, LIRR trainsAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 17, 20142. SOUNDBITE (English) Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York:AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 16, 20143. Various, LIRR trainsAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 17, 20144. SOUNDBITE (English) Anthony Simon, chief union negotiator:New York, July 16, 20145. Various, LIRR trainsAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 17, 20146. SOUNDBITE (english) Christine Zadwydas, LIRR Commuter7. SOUNDBITE (english) Joan Fusco, LIRR CommuterAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, July 16, 20148. Various, LIRR trainsVOICE-OVERUNIONS AND MANAGERS OF THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD HAVE REACHED A TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT, AVERTING A STRIKE THAT STOOD TO INCONVENIENCE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF RIDERS.GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, WHO GUIDED THE NEGOTIATIONS, CALLED THE AGREEMENT A COMPROMISE.SOUNDBITE (English) Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York:"Compromise by definition means that neither side gets everything that they wanted to get, but it means that we reached an agreement and we can move forward."THE COMPROMISE MEANS ALL EMPLOYEES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS, AND NEW EMPLOYEES WOULD WORK UNDER DIFFERENT WAGE AND PENSION PROVISIONS. THE CONTRACT WHICH WOULD GIVE EMPLOYEES 17 PERCENT RAISES OVER 6 1/2 YEARS. SOUNDBITE (English) Anthony Simon, chief union negotiator:"This definitely is a fair contract. It's a compromise by all parties to make sure that we continue down the road of a safe and reliable system."APPROXIMATELY 300,000 RIDERS USE THE RAILROAD DAILY. NEWS OF AN AGREEMENT WAS WELCOMED AT PENN STATION.SOUNDBITE (english) Christine Zadwydas, LIRR Commuter"I was going to work from home. I don't know how long that would have lasted. I think it would have been difficult if I had to drive in like most of my coworkers."SOUNDBITE (english) Joan Fusco, LIRR Commuter"I think its great. I don't have to worry about how i'm getting to work, working from home. I can come in and I love it."OFFICIALS SAID THE AGREEMENT WHICH STILL NEEDS TO BE RATIFIED, WILL NOT REQUIRE AN INCREASE IN FARES.MATT FRIEDMAN -- ASSOCIATED PRESS