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Communities to fight EJ&E sale

word at the j says that mayor daley is working with cn official to push this sale through washington. daley wants the cn out so he can further some CREATE project?? it's only a matter of time  (Nov 19, 2007 | post #1)

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Canadian National to buy EJ & E

is the ic agreement any good? how about insurance. i heard cn insurance isn't the greatest..  (Nov 13, 2007 | post #30)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

anything new to talk about??  (Nov 13, 2007 | post #29)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

that's old news jrt. that's customary in acquisitions because management knows we would talk to everyone. tmypike, who knows..until we hear more facts and not rumors we can only worry.  (Oct 30, 2007 | post #16)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

i heard the roundhouse in gary is staying, who knows how many people though, because what the roundhouse in the mill can't handle they will do in kirk yard. us steel is selling the j, but they want to make sure that they can still move their steel.  (Oct 29, 2007 | post #13)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

socko, i understand if jobs are available you must relocate,i hear that the majority of the people will be able to stay in gary or joliet for the fact of all the work and traffic. JRT i understand your comment also, what would worry me is how many years of service do you have. your entitled to whatever is in carnegie, but uss isn't going to give it to you, they are going to sit on it until you are 59.5 so that they can make money off of it. also, if you go to uss are you still paying into railroad retirement? i think this is an important question for people especially with years close to retirement. these are just my opinions i by no means have any insider info. i just wish the cn or somebody would say something that is concrete.  (Oct 26, 2007 | post #11)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

tmypike, i've heard the same from management saying how good the takeover would be. but from management that only has a couple of years left.. under the new york dock. (from my understading) supervision is promised two years of work, but i don't think its guaranteed in gary. also, if they don't take the job they get bought out. a person in management is getting quite a bit more carnegie than you and me. add that to their buyout and a takeover sounds pretty good especially if your close to leaving. as for your husband with 28 years. he's fine since cn doesn't dovetail seniority. the question revolves around carnegie?? do we still get it or will it be frozen like the dmir????  (Oct 26, 2007 | post #8)

Canadian National Railway

Canadian National to buy EJ & E

i also work for the j and hear that kirk yard is supposed to be improved to handle more traffic. the talk of an intermodal replacing the yard is just that, talk.. cn wants to somewhat copy their memphis classification yard in gary to handle up to 2000 cars a day. there was talk of dovetailing seniority but no other road that cn has acquired has done that. one of the big questions, is what about carnegie?? what about the gary railroad? is it going to be represented by the BMWED or another union?  (Oct 26, 2007 | post #7)