The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is a Leader in Fatigue Management

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents 12,000 workers in the rail industry, publically released its Fatigue Risk Guiding Philosophy for the Railway industry. On November 4 the TCRC issued the document to government and industry leadership alike.

Teamsters on strike at Canadian Pacific

One major issue is fatigue management and the necessity to implement broad based and effective fatigue countermeasures for the rail workers.

Teamsters Demand Explanations from Minister Garneau on Bill C-49

Teamsters are demanding that Transport Minister Marc Garneau explain how workers’ rights are protected under Bill C-49, which places railway workers under constant video and voice surveillance by their employers...

Canadian Pacific employees put an end to their strike

One major issue was fatigue management and the necessity to implement broad based and effective fatigue countermeasures for the rail workers.

Teamsters Serve 72 Hours’ Strike Notice to CP

Given lack of progress at the bargaining table, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference formally served 72 hours’ notice of intent to strike to Canadian Pacific Railway (CP).

A CN worker is killed at the Taschereau Yard

The Teamsters Union will follow very closely the investigation initiated by Transport Canada and does not intend to issue any further comment while the investigation is underway.

Track Maintenance is Crucial to Ensuring the Safety of Canadians

I was left dumbstruck when CP announced it was laying off 260 maintenance of way employees across the country. These workers inspect, maintain and change tracks that are damaged by weather, the passage of...

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Members at CP vote in Favour of a Strike

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.

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...

Fatal Workplace Accident at CN in Melville, Saskatchewan

“Instead of celebrating the holidays, the family of one our Teamster sisters will be in mourning,” said François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, the union representing workers at CN. “On behalf of Canada’s 125,000 Teamster members, I would like to express my sincerest condolences to her family, friends and co-workers.”