Business: North American Lumber Supply May Be Affected by Rail Strike

February 18, 2015

The New York Times reported that around 3,000 of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s locomotive engineers and conductors walked off the job Sunday morning in a dispute over wages.

Analysts expect the strike to disrupt major industries throughout North America, including lumber suppliers. Retailers in the United States may also encounter product shortages as many containers are delivered by rail to Chicago and other destinations by Canadian Pacific.

Read more in the New York Times

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