Labor

Coverage of railroad shipping jobs, unions, strikes and more.

Webcasts

The JOC Top 100 Importers: Analyzing the Rankings
Jun 21, 2018 2:00PM EDT
The JOC Top 100 Exporters: Analyzing the Rankings
Jun 28, 2018 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

The argument between FedEx and UPS over national labor law has brought great attention to the questions surrounding the Railway Labor Act and the National Labor Relations Act, the United States’

News & Analysis

Canadian Pacific Railway.
20 Apr 2018
The labor unrest will delay shipments within Canada and across the border with the United States, disrupting supply chains in the two countries.
Union Pacific Railroad in Oregon.
17 Apr 2018
Shippers gave railroads poor marks on its latest quarterly report, according to a Cowen & Co. survey. More than 50 percent of shippers did not have a favorable review of service since January 1, as railroads struggled to handle the additional spillover freight from the US truck sector. Railroads blamed inclement weather and say better times are ahead. Shippers and lawmakers argue the problems are deeper.
29 May 2017
North American intermodal shippers using Canadian National Railway’s Canadian network are preparing for potential delays.