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program development and education delivery.
Exclusive: CN Rail derailment numbers soared
before recent crashes
Doug Finnson, president of a Teamsters union representing CN Rail's train crews, said he was particularly concerned with the recent Ontario derailments.
Gogama derailment: Fix tracks or slow trains
down, union says
Doug Finnson, president of the Teamsters Rail Conference of Canada, which represents CN workers, said the crew likely saw a massive fireball behind them as the cars derailed.
Investigation progress update - Gogama
Investigation progress update - Derailment and fire of second Canadian National crude oil train near Gogama, ON.
Teamsters Canada Youth Committee
Within Teamsters Canada there exists a system Youth Committee. The national Youth Committee was created following a motion adopted at the June 2009 convention of Teamsters Canada.
Could the Gogama derailment have been
In our opinion, the trains are too long, too heavy and travel too fast, – Doug Finnson, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference.
CIRB Orders CP to comply with prior agreement
CP has been found guilty of multiple violations of the Canada Labour Code in the past two years. The parties will now try to schedule hearing dates to argue the full charges against CP as filed by the TCRC on February 25, 2015.
CN Memorandum of Settlement February 14, 2015
Brothers and Sisters, please find attached the MOS reached on Feb 14, 2015. Ratification documents will be sent to you soon.
Electronic Communications Policy
A common misunderstanding is that the President’s office will act on each and every email sent to one of our email addresses. It is simply impossible to respond to every email message therefore we had to implement a policy for conducting official business with the National Office. Therefore, as a reminder, we ask that you adhere with our Electronic Communications Policy, as outlined below:
the election of the President of Teamsters Canada - Revised
An election by secret ballot is being conducted among the eligible voters of Teamsters Canada to fill the Office of PRESIDENT OF TEAMSTERS CANADA\International Vice-President.
Teamsters-represented RTC's Canada ratify agreement
The four-year agreement covers approximately 180 rail traffic controllers in Canada.
railway safety measures
The Safe and Accountable Rail Act will bring in minimum insurance requirements for railway crude oil shippers using federally regulated railways, from $25 million for carriers of minimally dangerous goods to $1 billion for substantial quantities of them, Raitt said at a news conference.
An End To The Strike At CP
“We took this strike action to improve the quality of life and the working conditions for our membership,” points out Doug Finnson, the president of the TCRC.