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Roland Hackl CBC Interview

October 2, 2018 – Roland Hackl speaks with CBC Radio regarding the September 15th derailment near Ponton, MB that killed a conductor and left a locomotive engineer with life altering injuries.

Teamsters Request Coroner's Inquest into Death of Conductor

“Our hope is that an inquest will shed light on how this incident could have either been prevented or, at the very least, how to ensure critical medical attention could have reached these two workers sooner, easing their suffering and perhaps making it possible for a 38-year-old man to still be with us,” said Roland Hackl, Vice-President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC).

Fatal Accident on the Hudson Bay Railway

Laval, Qc, September 16, 2018 – One member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) died and another was taken to hospital in critical condition following a train derailment on the Hudson Bay Railway.

Hoffa, Laporte Say Workers’ Concerns Must Be Put Front-and-Centre in Any Agreement

Laval, QC, September 10, 2018 — The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to outstanding issues that U.S. and Canadian trade representatives must hash out to ensure that a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a deal that works for workers.

NAFTA Must be Trilateral, Address Freight Rail Staffing Concerns

WASHINGTON – The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to ongoing North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reform discussions taking place in Washington now between U.S. and Canadian trade representatives and the need for a trilateral agreement.

Canada Mustn’t Cave to NAFTA Bullying

“Canada must not allow the U.S. to use artificial deadlines, threats and ultimatums to affect the course of NAFTA negotiations. I urge Canadian negotiators to instead stay focused on improving the lives of working people and crafting a fairer NAFTA.

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