DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute

FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — Members of the Washington Metro’s largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 President Jackie L. Jeter tells news outlets 94 percent of voters approved the potential strike Sunday, though union leaders have not said whether they’ll proceed or when it might take place.

The union includes around 8,000 of Metro’s 12,500 active workers and has been...

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