Wabtec and union negotiators are expected to return to the bargaining table on Wednesday.
U.E. 506 president Scott Slawson was invited to speak at a Bernie Sanders campaign rally in Brooklyn, N.Y.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he would consider visiting Erie to support and show solidarity for union members striking Wabtec, his latest statement regarding the tense labor contract dispute.
The combined company, now owned by Wabtec Corporation, of Wilmerding, Pa., is expected to have revenues of more than $8 billion this year.