Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council 11 at Canadian National Railway have ratified a four-year labor collective agreement that provides improvements in wages and benefits for CN signal and communications employees.
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07 Feb 2013
16 Jan 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed an agreement with Fort Worth, Texas-based BNSF Railway announcing BNSF’s voluntary revision of several personnel policies.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
11 Dec 2012
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, Maintenance of Way Division, representing 2,600 track maintenance workers, and Canadian Pacific Railway today reached a tentative five-year contract settlement...
20 Nov 2012
Argentina has been hit with a 24-hour general strike affecting ports, airports, trains and road transportation.
19 Nov 2012
About 270,200 logistics jobs will be created each year in the U.S. between 2012 and 2018, according to a study from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, a division of the state’s economic development department. But U.S. vocational schools, colleges and universities are only producing about 75,280 formally trained, degreed or certified workers a year qualified for those jobs, the study found.
15 Nov 2012
Canadian Pacific and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, System Council 11, today reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering about 450 employees who maintain and install railway signals...
02 Nov 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 2.2 percent in October from a year ago, but was essentially flat from the previous month.
08 Oct 2012
07 Sep 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 1.9 percent year-over-year in August, the same rate as in July, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.