Teamsters at CN Could Strike as Early as November 19

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian National (CN) could go on strike as early as Tuesday, November 19 at 0001.

Teamsters Want Tripartite Trade Agreement

The following is a statement from Teamsters Canada President François Laporte on the bilateral agreement-in-principle between the United States and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Teamsters Pleased That the TSB Formally Recognized Crew Fatigue

The Transportation Safety Board released their Watchlist today. The Watchlist identifies key safety issues aimed at improving safety in Canada’s transportation system. The ten-item list identifies four issues specific to railway operations. Notable changes include the removal of railway crossing safety and the addition of worker fatigue for train crews.

Teamsters Vote to Reject CP Offer

Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted 98.1% to reject the company’s final offer. Turnout for the electronic vote was approximately 77%. Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted 98.1% to reject the company’s final offer. Turnout for the electronic vote was approximately 77% Negotiations with the company will resume immediately in an attempt to achieve an agreement and avoid a work stoppage...

Teamsters Serve 72 Hours’ Strike Notice to CP

Given lack of progress at the bargaining table, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference formally served 72 hours’ notice of intent to strike to Canadian Pacific Railway (CP).

Fighting for Rail Safety, Teamsters Serve Strike Notice to CN

Given a lack of progress at the bargaining table, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) last night served notice of intent to strike to Canadian National Railway (CN). The union hopes to reach a negotiated settlement that its members can ratify, and to move forward without a service disruption.

Sylvain Morin is a Machine

For Sylvain Morin, a Teamster who works at CN, building the country one day at a time means raising funds for leukemia and lymphoma research

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is a Leader in Fatigue Management

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents 12,000 workers in the rail industry, publically released its Fatigue Risk Guiding Philosophy for the Railway industry. On November 4 the TCRC issued the document to government and industry leadership alike.

Teamsters, IBEW Serve Strike Notice Effective May 29 at 2200 EDT to Canadian Pacific

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and the IBEW System Council No. 11 have served Canadian Pacific (CP) with notice of intent to strike. In the event there is not a negotiated settlement between the parties, the earliest both unions could go on strike is Tuesday, May 29th at 2200 EDT...

Teamsters statement on Hudson Bay Railway

While the Federal Government has directed OmniTRAX to repair the damaged track, it appears nothing has been done. The following is a statement from Roland Hackl, Vice-President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC).