Transportation and warehousing employment spiked in November, as the U.S. economy added 203,000 jobs, dropping the national unemployment rate to 7 percent.
Coverage of railroad shipping jobs, unions, strikes and more.
News & Analysis
26 Nov 2013
Flagship Logistics Group is looking for a few good people to staff its new customer contact center in Indianapolis: veter
22 Oct 2013
Transportation and warehousing businesses added 23,000 jobs in September, mostly in transit and passenger transportation, as total nonfarm employment increased by 148,000 jobs, the U.S. Labor Department said on Oct. 22.
15 Oct 2013
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which represents about 3,300 conductors, trainmen, yardmen and traffic coordinators at Canadian National...
23 Sep 2013
U.S. District Court Judge John R. Adams has issued a temporary restraining order in Akron, Ohio, ending a strike by workers with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen...
20 Sep 2013
More than 100 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen today struck the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway to protest...
06 Sep 2013
A faster-paced economy wasn't evident in the August employment numbers for freight transportation industries.
22 Jul 2013
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has asked Transport Canada to review its rules regarding the securement of equipment and trains left unattended...
15 Jul 2013
Pacific Harbor Line and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen have signed a new five-year labor agreement covering the short line railroad’s nearly 120 operating and maintenance of way employees.
05 Jul 2013