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Rail News: Canadian National Railway - CN
Unifor Local 100 ratifies CN contract
Unifor Local 100 members have voted in favor of ratifying a new four-year collective agreement with CN.
The agreement — which covers 2,100 locomotive and freight-car mechanics, electricians and apprentices — represents a "breakthrough in improvements to benefits at CN," Unifor officials said in a press release.
The pact includes improvements to extended health-care and dental benefits and short-term disability, with members receiving three paid sick days plus new premiums for the northern living allowance, they said.
In December 2018, the union announced Local 100 had reached an agreement with CN
Bargaining continues for 3,300 other CN rail workers at CNTL, CN intermodal and CN Savage Alberta Railway represented by Unifor National Council 4000 and CN Transportation Ltd.
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