Teamsters Say Recording Shows Why They Are on Strike at CN Rail – BNNBloomberg.ca

Teamsters Canada released what it said was a recording between a Canadian National Railway Ltd. supervisor and a conductor that demonstrated why the union is on strike at Canada’s biggest railway. About 3,200 conductors and railyard operators took to the picket lines on Nov. 19 over issues such as working conditions and drug benefits. The…

Teamsters Say Recording Shows Why They Are on Strike at CN Rail – BNNBloomberg.ca

Teamsters Canada released what it said was a recording between a Canadian National Railway Ltd. supervisor and a conductor that demonstrated why the union is on strike at Canada’s biggest railway.

About 3,200 conductors and railyard operators took to the picket lines on Nov. 19 over issues such as working conditions and drug benefits. The first strike in a decade at Montreal-based CN Rail is rippling through the economy, curtailing shipments of everything from oil to potash and threatening to trim growth.

Listen here to recording of a CN Rail supervisor and conductor.

In the recording, a CN supervisor asks the conductor to move a train to a new location, at which poi
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