CN has reached new collective agreements with Unifor, its largest union, covering approximately 3,000 Canadian employees. Also, the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers-Transportation Division B&O (SMART-TD B&O) has ratified a
CN on March 20 reported reaching new tentative collective agreements with Unifor, its largest union, covering approximately 3,000 Canadian employees working in departments such as Mechanical, Intermodal and Facility Management as well as in clerical positions.
CN is the fourth Class I to offer paid sick leave to U.S. craft railroaders. On March, it reported reaching an agreement with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW); National Conference of Fireman and Oilers (NCFO); International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Mechanical Department (SMART-MD); and International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Blacksmiths (IBB) in the U.S.
Canadian Pacific (CP) announced Feb. 16 that Unifor members have ratified a new two-year collective agreement covering approximately 1,200 CP mechanical employees in Canada. The new contract will expire in Dec. 31, 2024.
Canadian Pacific (CP) on Jan 13 reported reaching a tentative collective agreement with Unifor on a new contract for Canada-based mechanical employees.
Ten days of paid sick leave (medical leave with pay) is “now a reality in all federally regulated private sector workplaces,” railroads among them, the Government of Canada announced on Dec. 1.
Unifor on Oct. 19 reported opening bargaining for a new collective agreement with CN.
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) appoints Joe Stallings Director of Economic Development. Also, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) names Josh Rowan Deputy General Manager; Lana Payne is elected as
Following tentative agreements reached on July 12, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announced on Aug. 2 the ratification of collective agreements for approximately 2,400 VIA Rail employees represented by Unifor. The current
A strike threatening to suspend passenger rail services across Canada has been averted after Via Rail reached tentative agreements with Unifor hours before the July 11 deadline. The tentative deal follows a