“It is time for us to demonstrate our solidarity and fraternal spirit and I encourage every division to contribute.” Raymond Donegan - General Chairman
On July 4th 2017, Brother Caiden Nordin was involved in a serious accident while working in a rail yard in Edmonton, Alberta. This tragic accident resulted in Caiden losing a limb. On behalf of Division 796 in Edmonton, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is asking all of our members show solidarity by reaching out to help Brother Nordin and his family in any way you can.
Our meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday we were joined by TCRC President Doug Finnson and Vice-President Rolly Hackl as well as Keith Creel and other Vice Presidents and General Managers. In these meetings, we continued to focus on outstanding items.
On June 15, 2017, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) pleaded guilty, in the Provincial Court of Alberta, to one offence under the Fisheries Act and three offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
OmniTRAX Inc. (OmniTRAX) announced today that, due to severe flooding and washout conditions, service on the HBR from Amery (28.9 rail miles north east of Gillam, MB) to Churchill has been suspended indefinitely.
Together we will continue to fight for the rights of workers through the legislative framework in Canada, through the negotiated Agreements in place.
The Canadian Labour Congress Young Workers Program and the United Way Centraide are pleased to present the first annual Post-Secondary Scholarship.
This year, the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund distributed $1.2 million in scholarship awards to the sons and daughters of Teamsters.