President Trump continues to bully Canada to give ground on dairy, so that American farmers can export more American milk to Canada...
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.
As some of you may already know, we recently learnt with great sadness of the death of Brother Jean-Guy Levesque, former president of Local Union 106 and happy Teamster retiree. He passed away on May 26, at the venerable age of 85.
Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) have voted by a margin of 94.2% to authorize strike action. Some 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers could go on strike as early as 0:01 am on April 21, 2018.