According to The Wall Street Journal , CN (a Canadian transportation company) has announced this week that it has reached tentative collective agreements with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY). The TCRC-CTY’s current contracts expired July 22, 2013, according to CN press release Details of the three-year labor contracts are being withheld pending ratification by the union’s membership.
The TCRC-CTY represents approximately 3,000 CN train conductors, trainpersons, yardpersons and traffic coordinators on CN’s network in Canada.
CN is a true backbone of the Canadian economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, including resource products, manufactured products and consumer goods across a rail network spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries — serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.
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