National Canada (CN) has signed four agreements in principle with Unifor to renew the agreements with 3150 staff.
The agreements, named after Sunday, affect 2,150 employees across CN across Canada, including all office and interim staff, excavation staff and drivers. T and train engineers. Around 1,000 lorry drivers employed by Canadian National Transportation Limited are also covered by an agreement.
"I am delighted to be publishing these agreements in principle to be completed before the agreements were concluded and will cover more than 3100 union members of our team in Canada," said Jean-Jacques Ruest, Head-teacher. sitting and President CN, with a press release. I look forward to ratifying these agreements. Meantime, we will continue to negotiate long-term shared agreements with our union partners to ensure our staff remain resilient to our customers, staff and consumers. sections. "
For his own part, Unifor was pleased with the outcome of the debates which started in January.
“Earlier this year we established a new pay structure for the railway sector and are delighted to be able to bring these talks to a close with agreements that ensure the right members of the rail sector are getting their fair share. Salaries and benefits, said he, ”said Jerry Dias, the national president of Unifor.
Details of these agreed contracts will not be circulated until they have been confirmed by the union members.
CN's headquarters is made in Montreal.