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Not fighting is simply not an option the Teamsters are willing to accept. If that means it gets uncomfortable for the Government or their corporate friends, too bad!

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National Bursary Program

The TCRC is committed to education and training throughout our organization. This bursary program is one feature of our overall program development and education delivery.

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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.

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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:

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Notice concerning 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.

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Teamsters-represented RTC's Canada ratify agreement
The four-year agreement covers approximately 180 rail traffic controllers in Canada.

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New 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.

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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.

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Stephen Harper ready to trample on Canadian workers’ rights once again
“The Harper Conservatives continually claim that they stand up for the interests of Canadians, however, time and time again they have trampled on workers’ rights to fulfill their corporate agenda.

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Disappointment In Our Governments Clear Favouritism
The workers voices will not be silenced by legislation and the workers rights in Canada are not something that should be overridden by the corporate elite and their political allies.

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Teamsters on strike at Canadian Pacific
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has announced the negotiations process at Canadian Pacific (CP) has failed and there is no agreement reached with the employer's management team. Effective 0001, February 15 the TCRC membership is officially on legal strike across Canada. Despite the efforts of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS) to assist the parties to achieve a negotiated agreement, negotiations ended tonight.

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Teamsters call on CP membership to prepare themselves for the midnight deadline
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) President Douglas Finnson, given the late hour, is obligated to advise all Locomotive Engineers, Conductors, Trainmen and Yardman at CP that we do not have a negotiated agreement in place at this time, and therefore we have no alternative but announce to our membership they should prepare themselves for the midnight deadline.

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Teamsters, CN have reached a tentative agreement
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is pleased to announce that a tentative 3 year agreement has been reached with Canadian National covering 1800 locomotive engineers across the country.

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TCRC continues to bargain with Canadian Pacific
"The Teamsters are here to bargain" explains TCRC President Douglas Finnson. Despite this being the last day prior to possible job action, we are scheduled to bargain today. "There is no reason why we cannot negotiate an agreement" says Finnson.

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