MONTREAL, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - The CAW reached a new tentative agreement with
CP Rail late last night after nearly a week of around the clock
negotiations. The two sides were able to come to an agreement before
the issuance of the 72 hour strike notice, as required under federal
The two sides were facing down a strike deadline of Tuesday, February 8
at 12:01 a.m.
CAW Local 101 represents 2,100 shopcraft workers at CP.
The agreement enjoys the unanimous endorsement of the CAW-CP Rail master
bargaining committee. CP Rail local union leadership will come in to
Montreal from across the country to review the new agreement early next
week, before going on to a series of nation-wide ratification meetings.
Details of the agreement will be released upon ratification.
Ratification results will be released over the next three weeks.
SOURCE Canadian Auto Workers
For further information:
For more information, please contact Assistant to the CAW National President Bob Chernecki (cell) 416-543-7084 or CAW Local 101 President Tom Murphy (cell) 403-813-4850