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6/30/2004



Rail News: Labor

Dispatchers' union ratifies CN deal



Yesterday, Canadian National Railway Co. announced Teamsters Canada Rail Conference/Rail Canada Traffic Controllers members ratified a three-year agreement.

Retroactive to Jan. 1, the contract covering 200 dispatchers based in Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, increases wages and improves benefits, CN officials said in a prepared statement.

Earlier this year, CN renewed contracts with the Canadian Auto Workers and a reached an agreement — which since has been ratified — with the Canadian National Railways Police Association. CN officials continue to negotiate with representatives from four other Canadian unions.


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