The Teamsters Union is waiting for more details before making any comments
about the job cuts at Canadian Pacific...
LAVAL, QC, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters Union will not make any
comment regarding the announcement of impending layoffs at Canadian Pacific
until the details are known.
The company has announced its intention to eliminate 4500 jobs, but has yet to
meet with the leaders of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) which
represents conductors, yardmen, locomotive engineers and railway traffic
"It is difficult for us to evaluate the scope of the decision," commented Doug
Finnson, Vice-President of the TCRC which represents nearly 5,000 workers at
Canadian Pacific. "We will wait to meet with management to find out the
details, and will reserve comment until later."
The Teamsters Canada Twitter feed will be updated as the details become known.
To access it, visit Twitter.com/TeamstersCanada
The Teamsters Union represents 125,000 members in Canada in all trades. The
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with which Teamsters Canada is
affiliated, has 1.4 million members in North America.
Stéphane Lacroix, Director of Communications, Teamsters Canada Mobile:
514-609-5101 Office: 450-682-5521 x236 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)
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