New union’s name and logo comes a year and a half after discussions and consultations on the New Union Project began.
Contract includes general wage increases up to 3% by 2017.
Merger would represent more than 300,000 Canadian workers.
Unionized workers at Electro-Motive Canada have overwhelmingly ratified a closeout deal that gives them richer-than-required severance, bonuses and allows for the orderly shutdown of the US company’s locomotive plant in London, Ont.
Capitalism is a wonderful thing. You combine a few parts innovation, investment, brilliant executive leadership and labour with a free market that picks the winners, and the end result is a free society with a stable government, financed by successful…
Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.