Engineers frustrated with rails even as others get sick time

A worker rides a rail car at a BNSF rail crossing in 2022 in Saginaw, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

OMAHA, Neb. — Tens of thousands of engineers remain frustrated with the lack of paid sick time and the demands railroads like BNSF are making in negotiations despite the deals that have been made this year for most of the other rail unions.