Over 3,000 Canadian Conductors and Locomotive Engineers on Strike

May 30, 2018
By Danielle Leonard

Orange Canada Pacific train car sitting on tracks.

Please be advised that the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference has issued a strike notice, effective 10pm EDT, May 29, 2018. Over 3,000 conductors and locomotive engineers at Canadian Pacific (CP) are participating in this strike.

This will impact the following shipments.

  • Foreign shipments with unloading ports in Canada destined for Inland Point Intermodal (IPI) locations in the U.S. and Canada.
  • All shipments originating in Canada which are billed to any Canadian or U.S. destinations
  • All shipments originating in the U.S. which are billed to any Canadian destinations

We will continue to monitor this situation and offer updates as they become available. In the meantime, delays are expected. If Mohawk handles your cargo and it is impacted by this strike, your local Mohawk office will contact you directly.

Please reach out to your Mohawk customer service representative with any questions you may have.


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