TCRC-RTE and Canadian Pacific reach tentative contract agreement for train operations employees

    CALGARY, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference,
representing 4,500 locomotive engineers and conductors, and Canadian Pacific
reached a tentative five-year contract settlement.
    "This is an important agreement that effectively balances the objectives
of the TCRC members and the company's goals," said Rick Wilson, CP Assistant
Vice President, Labour Relations.
    The Memorandum of Settlement will be sent to the union membership for
    "We are pleased to be presenting this agreement to our members as it
provides for improvements in wages, benefits, and pension provisions, as well
as the introduction of work/life balance issues." said Douglas Finnson, TCRC
Vice President.
    Details of the tentative agreement will be released following
ratification of the agreement by union members.

For further information:

For further information: CP, Mark Seland, (403) 319-3566,; TCRC, Douglas Finnson, (403) 816-3849,

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