Monday, December 19, 2011

CN, m/w workers reach tentative pact

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Canadian National and the United Steelworkers announced that they have reached a tentative agreement to renew the labor contract for approximately 2,800 maintenance-of-way workers in Canada. The current agreement expires Dec. 31. The ratification vote is expected to take approximately 60 days.


Keith Creel, CN executive vice president and chief operating officer, said: ”We are pleased to have reached a new agreement with the Steelworkers, settling issues of mutual interest, before the current contract expires at month’s end. This deal reflects ongoing dialogues between CN and the Steelworkers.”

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