Teamsters, electricians give Canadian Pacific warning of rail strike on Saturday

Source: Shipping Gazette The Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has received 72-hour strike notice from the Teamsters and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) of their plan to strike on Saturday April 21. CP has been working closely with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the IBEW to reach a settlement, said CP. “Serving…

CP Rail Conductors and Locomotive Engineers Authorize Strike: Union

Source: CIFFA; Reuters Canadian Pacific Railway conductors and locomotive engineers on Friday voted to authorize a strike action that could have 3,000 workers walk off the job as early as April 21, Teamsters Canada said in a statement. The workers, whose collective agreement expired late last year, are asking for more predictable schedules to combat…