December 3, 2009
CAW opens negotiations with Toronto Terminals Railway

The CAW and Toronto Terminals Railway (TTR) exchanged proposals opening negotiations in Toronto on December 2, 2009 on a
new collective agreement for CAW Council 4000/Local 4003 members at TTR.  TTR members are employed on various track
maintenance positions at Union Station in Toronto and the Toronto rail corridor.  The current agreement expires at 23:59 EST on
December 31, 2009.

The Union is looking to improve wages and benefits.

Local Chairperson Jason Rooney, TTR member Arnie Amaral, Council 4000 Regional Representative John Almdal, CAW National
Representative Bob Fitzgerald and Council 4000 President Barry Kennedy make up the CAW TTR Bargaining Committee.

Further negotiations will continue in the New Year.