7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

US, Canada pursue trade, security overhaul

The U.S. and Canada agreed Friday to work more closely together to better focus infrastructure investment needed to speed cross-border trade.

President Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a pact Feb. 4 calling for greater U.S.-Canada cooperation in trade and security.

The agreement calls for increased integration and cooperation in all areas of security and law enforcement, building on existing bilateral programs. The declaration spelled out general principles, leaving details to be worked out in the coming months by the U.S. and Canadian governments.

The North American trading partners will also develop an integrated cargo security strategy and compatible cargo screening methods, they said. That will help speed the subsequent clearance and movement of imported goods, either by rail or truck, across the U.S.-Canada border.

The full story appears on the Journal of Commerce website.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2021 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

After slashing 33% of workers in 6 years, railroads complain about "labor shortage" amid uproar over slow shipments
Union Pacific profit jumps 59% as volume grows 22%
UP reports Q2 2021 results
CSX beats expectations with Q2 2021 freight surge
AAR reports rail traffic for week ending July 17, 2021
NS adjusts Chicago intermodal site to accommodate record demand
CN CEO shakes off stock price dip amid KCS hunt
Woman with diabetes blocked for 9 hours by NS train, had to call 911 for medical emergency
Updated: Q&A regarding unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad employees
Unemployment and Sickness Benefit flexibilities under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) during the COVID-19 virus outbreak
RRB issues Form BA-6, statements of service
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines