MONTREAL, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it has negotiated a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) System Council 11 to renew the labour contract for approximately 700 CN signals and communications employees in Canada.
Details of the tentative agreement are being withheld pending ratification by the union's membership. CN expects to hear the results of the IBEW's ratification vote in May.
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