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CN Rail sees business decline, 3,500 workers laid off due to coronavirus pandemic

(Source: Canadian Press, May 28, 2020)

MONTREAL — Business at Canadian National Railway Co. has gone downhill since mid-March, leading to thousands of temporary job cuts at the company as the COVID-19 pandemic rips into a sector that serves as a barometer of economic cycles. CN Rail has cut its workforce by 5,800 employees or 21 per cent since May 2019, including 3,500 workers furloughed due to the pandemic, Ruest said.

Full story: www.globalnews.ca

Friday, May 29, 2020

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