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INTERMODAL: Layoffs coming as CN Rail strike hits chemicals, farmers

Bloomberg, November 25, 2019 Workers are receiving lay-off notices and chemical companies face shutdowns as the effects of Canada’s largest rail strike in a decade ripples through the economy. MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The strike by about 3,200 conductors and railyard operators at Canadian National Railway Co. is entering its seventh day on Monday, disrupting cargoes of everything from wheat to propane. In …

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INTERMODAL: Union gives strike notice after CN Rail lays off 1,600 employees

PortandTerminal.com, November 19, 2019 More than 3,000 CN workers on strike, shutting down Canada’s biggest rail network. Striking rail workers say work-life balance and safety issues are key concerns of the labour dispute MONTREAL, QUEBEC – More than 3,000 Canadian National Railway Co. train operators went on strike just past midnight on Tuesday morning, shutting down Canada’s largest rail network. …

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