Monday, May 10, 2010

CN, Rail Traffic Controllers ratify accord

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Canadian National and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference/Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC/RCTC) jointly announced Monday that TCRC/RCTC members have ratified a new three-year labor agreement.

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The contract, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2009, provides for wage increases of 1.8% for 2009, 2.4% for 2010, and 2.6% for 2011, as well as dental plan benefit improvements that come into effect on June 1, 2010.

The union represents approximately 200 rail traffic controllers at CN across Canada.