MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has negotiated a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union that represents locomotive engineers and conductors working on the company's Northern Quebec Internal Short line.
The four-year agreement would provide wage increases and benefit improvements to 93 employees. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending ratification by the affected TCRC members. The union is expected to announce the results of the ratification vote by the end of February 2015.
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