Gov. J.B. Pritzker during a news conference in his Springfield, Illinois office

Gov. J.B. Pritzker during a news conference in his Springfield, Illinois office

(The Center Square) – Railroad workers from across the country are threatening a strike if their demands for higher wages are not met. Illinois lawmakers are picking sides. 

Rail Workers United, a group supporting railroad workers in various unions from all across the country, said workers have not received pay raises in over three years. 

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