The membership have voted 93% in favour of taking strike action in order to obtain a negotiated settlement with Canadian Pacific Railway.
The Teamsters Union fears that the rail industry’s proposal, namely CP, will create a dangerous precedent and open the door to abuse by rail carriers.
As with the negotiations with CN, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference officers’ goal is to prevent service interruptions.
The goal of this conference is to mobilize and train 1,200 women union members from Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico.
Since a recent meeting held between the parties, the union arrived at the conclusion that the rail carrier has no intention of abiding by the current collective agreement, namely with respect to fatigue management.
Ottawa, January 24, 2014 -- The Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations following the Lac-Mégantic disaster are definitely useful but they won’t solve the cause of the problem… In addition to the BST’s recommendations, the Teamsters Union...
On September 20, Canadian members participated in their very own workshop during this year’s International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference. More than 75 women Teamsters held discussions, laughed and worked on issues that concern them...