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(Source: Associated Press, February 7, 2024)

Not only is CPKC lagging the trend of major freight railroads agreeing to provide paid sick time to most of their workers, but now some of its dispatchers may lose the benefit later this year when they move to the merged railroad’s new U.S. headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. The head of the American Train Dispatchers Association, President Ed Dowell, sent an angry public letter to CPKC executives and shareholders this week about the 35 dispatchers who will lose their sick time when they move from Canadian Pacific’s old U.S. headquarters in Minnesota to the new U.S. CPKC headquarters in July.

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