CN Workers Ratify Agreement

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is very pleased to announce the ratification of their new collective agreement affecting approximately 6,000 Locomotive Engineers, Conductors and Yard Workers employed with CN Rail in Canada.  The...

Teamsters, Alstom, Reach Tentative Agreement for Toronto GO Trains

Toronto, May 18, 2023 – The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Alstom today reached a tentative agreement affecting over 850 workers who operate Toronto’s commuter trains. Union members will begin voting next week to ratify the agreement.

Passing of Brother Mohammed Khan

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news of the loss of one of our own, Brother Mohammed Khan. He died this afternoon in a workplace accident at the CN rail yard in Rivière-des-Prairies, Montréal...

Teamsters Announce Tentative Agreement with CN

The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC) and Canadian National (CN) have successfully reached a tentative agreement. The agreement must now be voted on by approximately 6,000 locomotive engineers, conductors, and yard workers employed by the company...

Remembering the Fallen During Rail Safety Week

This week is Rail Safety Week. It’s an important time to educate the public about the basics of rail safety by, for instance, reminding everyone never to approach tracks except at designated grade crossings. Additionally, it’s important to always remain alert near tracks: trains can pass at any time, are quieter than ever, and can take kilometers to come to a full stop. 

Teamsters Respond to Proposed New Actions to Improve Rail Safety Based on Report into...

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference provides a response to new measures announced by the Minister of Transport to improve rail safety Laval, July 26, 2022 – Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has reviewed the response from...

Teamsters Continue Efforts to Improve Rail Safety

At the 13th Teamsters Canada Convention, delegates unanimously adopted a resolution to continue our efforts to improve rail safety and to fight the fatigue that afflicts workers in this industry...

Teamsters Union reaction to the Transportation Safety Board report on the Field derailment

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference lost 3 brothers, Dylan Paradis, Andrew Dockrell and Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer in the February 4, 2019, Field Hill derailment, in British Columbia. This disaster has drastically changed the lives of the families, friends and co-workers along with our organization forever. 

Work Stoppage at Canadian Pacific is Over

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Canadian Pacific (CP) have agreed to final and binding arbitration. In such a process, both parties agree to accept the arbitrator's decision as final.

Work Stoppage at Canadian Pacific

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.