Thirteen workers at Kingsway, a subsidiary of Transforce, lost their jobs in Côte-Nord in the past few weeks. ...A few weeks ago, TST Overland decided to take the contracts back, and then it transferred them again, this time to a non-unionized trucking company.
Possible strike action against Canadian Pacific (CP) could have an impact on commuter train services in the Montréal area.
Officers of the Teamsters Union have reacted strongly to some of the conclusions revealed yesterday by the Transportation Safety Board with respect to locomotive voice and video recorders. The Teamsters took part in the study and represents almost all workers who operate the trains throughout the country.
A Canadian Pacific worker lost his life in the line of duty last night. The accident happened at the St-Luc rail yard in Montreal. Details are still sketchy but the Transportation Safety Board is likely to launch an investigation to shed light on this tragedy.
The biggest upheavals in the labour market since the Industrial Revolution are automation, robotics and artificial intelligence. According to some analysts, robotics could wipe out nearly 40% of jobs over the next few decades.
The Teamsters have written to the Chief Medical Examiner of Manitoba to request a coroner’s inquest into a September 15 derailment near Ponton, MB that killed a conductor and left a locomotive engineer with life altering injuries.
The staff holds a deep respect and admiration for the residents under their care. It’s time their employer showed some appreciation – especially since improving working conditions in retirement homes usually leads to improved conditions for residents.