Day of Mourning

On April 28th we pay our respects and remember our Brothers and Sisters who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

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Election Results

As per the Rules for the 2015-2016 IBT International Union Delegate and Officer Election, find attached the results of the Delegate Election.

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Latest News
 

When a Cuppa’s Not Enough - Last train to Snoozeville
A former CP employee in British Columbia, who asked to remain anonymous, says fatigue has been a serious issue with the railway for a long time, and many employees rarely know when they will be at work.

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CP job losses mount 
“CP treats its employees like they’re the enemy. It’s the craziest relationship I’ve ever witnessed in my life,” Finnson said.

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Tentative Agreement Reached at Ontario Northland
“The tentative agreement will be placed before our membership for their review and consideration as part of our ratification process,” says Greg Baker, representative of the local Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Division.

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CP worker died from 'combination of hazardous conditions'
"How bad does it have to get for Transport Canada to say they actually found negligence?" he asks. "Does an employer have to actually go on site and shoot someone before they actually start to think that it's something worth taking seriously?"

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Fatigue on the rails: a trainman’s nightmare
Chuck, a locomotive engineer, says he hasn’t had a good night’s sleep in more than 20 years.

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Teamsters Canada Satisfied With Trudeau Budget
The Teamsters Union is satisfied with the Trudeau government’s first budget, which respects many of the commitments the Liberal Party made during the elections.

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Poor track condition deficiencies led to the May 2014 derailment  
In its investigation report (R14W0137) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that poor track conditions and delays in maintenance activities led to the derailment of a Canadian National (CN) train near Fort Frances, Ontario.  

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BMWED Members ON STRIKE on the CP's Delaware & Hudson Railway
No one goes to work for free. This is especially true when you’re employed on the railroad – an industry that is back-breaking, unforgiving, and perilous. Just and fair compensation for this work is fundamental and expected.

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CP Rail’s Harrison was paid nearly $20-million last year as stock slipped
The compensation package included a salary of $2.8-million and stock and options worth $9.8-million. His bonus of $6-million was down by $1.2-million from 2014. Mr. Harrison’s 2015 compensation included a number other items, such as personal use of the company aircraft worth $1-million.

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