CN strike prompts potash mine shutdown, triggers 550 temporary layoffs [UPDATED]
Halting operations for two weeks starting Dec. 2, most of the mine’s product is shipped by the railway.
CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes
Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.
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Forest industry supplies about 10% of the tonnage transported on Canada’s railway system.
Liberal government urged to intervene to end CN rail strike
Scheer and Alberta officials call on Trudeau to bring legislators back sooner.
More than 3,000 CNR rail workers on strike: union
Teamsters say passenger rail services in the three biggest cities would not be affected by a strike.
3,000 CN Rail unionized workers threaten national strike on Nov. 19
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is putting pressure on the railway ahead of a resumption of negotiations that will include mediators.
Canadian Pacific Rail reaches agreement with Teamsters to end strike
Full operations will resume May 31 across Canada.
CP Rail winding down service as it faces countdown to Tuesday evening strike
A strike would affect freight and commuter services.
Unions pan US, Mexican response to Canada’s NAFTA labour standards proposal
Canada wants enforceable, progressive labour standards to be included in the deal.
Canada wins union kudos for pushing better labour standards in NAFTA
Pushes for higher wages in Mexico and an end to tactics aimed at starving unions of cash.
Quebecor ordered to reinstate 13 laid-off workers
Arbitrator rules employees at Mirabel printing plant were covered by labour contract’s worker protection provisions.