United Steelworkers union reaches new deal with CN Rail

United Steelworkers
March 1, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada

MONTREAL – The United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 2004 has reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with CN Rail, covering 3,000 workers across the country. The new three-year deal comes after months of negotiations, kicking off in October 2023, with the current collective agreement having expired on Dec. 31, 2023. USW Local 2004 represents 3,000 CN employees who inspect, maintain and repair the railway’s track, bridges and infrastructure across Canada. …The new agreement is being unanimously endorsed by the union’s nine-member bargaining committee. Ratification meetings will take place during March via regional in-person and online townhall meetings. Results of the ratification vote are expected by the end of March or early April.

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