Tuesday, May 29, 2012

CN train dispatchers ratify agreement

Written by  Luther S. Miller, Senior Consulting Editor

Canadian National announced Monday that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) have ratified a three-year labor agreement covering 210 train dispatchers in Canada.

Retroactive to Jan. 1, the Canadian provides wage increases along with standard benefit improvement, according to CN.

Keith Creel, CN executive vice president and chief operating officer, said: "This agreement, reached without third-party assistance, demonstrates the strong working relationship we have developed with the TCRC."