Protests Coast To Coast, And Even Abroad Meet The Final Phase Of The Lac-Mégantic Trial

The most important rail safety trial of our time will soon be in the hands of the jury. They are tasked with the difficult decision of whether or not to hold rail workers accountable for actions of their employers because it’s plain that there will be no other accountability, despite…

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Message from Italian Rail Workers Supporting Harding and Labrie

CUB RAIL, An Italian Rail Workers Organization Has Been A Long Time Supporter Of The Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers.   Tutta la nostra solidarietà e tutto il nostro appoggio ai ferrovieri processati per il disastro di Lac Mégantic. Vogliamo Tom libero!   All our solidarity and all our support to the…

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Support for Harding and Labrie is increasingly international

A Brazilian Workers Union Takes Up The Cause of Supporting the Scapegoated Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers   Quinta, 04 de janeiro de 2018 CSP-Conlutas – Central Sindical e Popular Apoio Apoio internacional CSP-Conlutas expressa apoio a ferroviários do Canadá acusados de negligência em acidente 03/01/2018 Tom Harding, à esquerda, em julgamento…

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KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers the Campaign

From the Open-Publishing Newswire Related Categories: International | North Bay / Marin | U.S. | Labor & Workers Campaign For Framed Railroad Workers Facing Trial For Lac-Mégantic Wreck by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Dec 27th, 2017 10:51 AM Three railroad workers are on trial in Lac-Mégantic, Canada for causing a…

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National Press Release

Press Release Drop The Charges! Safe Rails Now! No More Lac-Mégantics! Rallies Across The Nation Supporting The Scapegoated Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers Washington DC, January 2, 2018: Protest events will take place across North America and around the world this week calling for real rail safety and accountability regarding rail disasters…

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Actions Across North America In Support of the Scapegoated Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers

  Safe Trains Now! No More  Lac-Mégantics! Harding and Labrie are not guilty! Rail Workers Did Not Cause the Lac-Mégantic Train Wreck Drop the Charges NOW!   San Francisco Rally-Press Conference Thursday January 4, 2018 12:00 PM San Francisco Canadian Consulate  580 California St. San Francisco, CA Chicago Rally In Support…

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The Most Important Rail Safety Trial In North America Comes To A Critical Point

All The Evidence Has Been Presented The Wrong People Are On Trial   The most important criminal trial of our time regarding the breadth of rail safety issues facing both rail workers and communities is about to conclude. On January 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2018; lawyers for the three railroaders…

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The stakes in the Lac-Mégantic scapegoating trial of Harding and Labrie escalate

Failure to hold the railroads accountable for the conditions they create will be prelude to a resurgence of risky oil shipment practices Costlier and more dangerous crude by rail set to rise again as oil production swells New oilsands megaprojects are set to open and pipeline capacity is at a…

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Over and Over, the Government’s own witnesses prove that Harding and Labrie weren’t the cause of the Lac-Mégantic Wreck

Reckless policies, zero safety culture and the relentless drive for profit first.  These are the GOVERNMENT’S witnesses testifying to these facts.  Testimony still to come will show that the MMA’s standard for handbrakes would not have prevented the wreck and that as many as 26 handbrakes would have been required…

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MMA wasn’t alone in putting Lac-Mégantic and rail workers in danger

American Petroleum Institute Failed to Respond to Concerns of Oil Train Safety On July 29, 2013 Thomas J. Herrmann of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) wrote a letter to Jack Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API). The letter was in response to the oil train disaster…

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