Large volumes of cargo were stranded last night when 3,000 Canadian Pacific Railway conductors and engineers walked out.
The strike followed a near-unanimous vote to reject Canada’s second-largest rail operator’s latest collective bargaining agreement, and only a last-minute deal between CP and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) prevented 360 signal workers joining the walk-out.
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), said 98.1% of its members rejected CP’s latest deal, with 94.2% authorising strike …
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