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CP Strike Deadline Approaches; Both Sides Far Apart

: Transport

Canadian Pacific Rail Sees 'Gap' in Labour Talks as Strike Deadline Nears 2018-04-16

Canadian Pacific Railway says a new labour agreement with thousands of train conductors and other workers remains elusive, less than a week before the deadline for the start of a strike that could cripple its network.
 
“Despite CP’s best efforts, a significant gap remains” between the company and two unions, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Calgary-based railway said in a statement late Friday. A work stoppage could occur as early as April 21.
 
The talks come as the country’s second biggest railroad grapples with increased volumes following contract wins.
 
A work stoppage “will severely impact CP’s ability to continue to provide safe and efficient freight and passenger and commuter service,” Canadian Pacific said. “All customers and commodities would be impacted at a time when demand is soaring.”
 
Read more in an article from the Calgary Herald.

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