MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers union have ratified a new labour agreement. The four-year agreement covers approximately 180 rail traffic controllers in Canada.
Jim Vena, CN executive vice-president and chief operating officer, said: "We are delighted to see another union ratify a new labour contract as we wrap up this current round of bargaining in Canada. The agreement was amicably negotiated by the company and union and will deliver real wage and benefit improvements to our employees."
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