|CAW and CN reach tentative agreement
|After several weeks of tough bargaining, CAW National Council 4000 and CAW Local 100 have reached a tentative collective agreement on January 15th with
Canadian National Railway Co. in Toronto. The agreement is subject to ratification by CAW members who work for CN and Canadian National Transportation
More than 100 CAW Local leaders from the rail sector will converge in Toronto January 16 to meet with the bargaining committees to discuss the details of the
tentative contract offer prior to the ratification process.
The CAW represents more than 4000 clerical, Intermodal, owner-operator truck drivers and shopcraft members at CN facilities across the country.
Membership ratification meetings are now being organized. More details will follow in the coming days.
The negotiating deadline where the Union was allowed to take legal strike action or for CN to force a lockout was set for 23:59 EST on January 17, 2007.