Despite the best efforts of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) Negotiating Committee, there will be a lockout tonight at Canadian Pacific (CP). A lockout is a work stoppage initiated by company management during a labour dispute. Unlike a strike, in which employees refuse to work, a lockout is initiated by the employer.
Canadian Pacific (CP) have served the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) with notice of lockout. In the event there is not a negotiated settlement between the parties, CP will lockout the Union on March 20, 2022 at 0001 a.m.
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has completed and tallied the results of a strike vote. There were 3,062 ballots sent out to the membership, with 96.7 per cent in favour of strike action if necessary.
Today, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) released its report into the accident which took the life of Brother Pierre-Luc Levesque, a CN conductor/foreman trainee, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, on December 4, 2018.
A conductor working for Canadian National (CN) died yesterday afternoon at the Pointe-Saint-Charles rail yard in Montréal.