Amtrak train crews have reportedly joined the "mass sickout" that started over the weekend with air traffic controllers and Southwest Airlines pilots and employees.

Amtrak, which receives federal funding for most of its operations, is requiring nearly all of its 18,000 employees to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 22.

On Oct. 10, Amtrak announced in a tweet that two train departures had been canceled due to "unforeseen crew issues."

Independent media and citizen journalists have been reporting on the "sickout" over the past three days while corporate media continues its blackout on the major story.
Amtrak by Johannes Krupinski is licensed under Unsplash

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