CP Rail reaches agreement with
Published: January 27, 2008
Source: Canadian Press
CALGARY - Workers at CP Rail, represented by the Canadian Auto
Workers union, have reached a tentative three-year contract
CP Assistant Vice President of Labour Relations Rick Wilson says the
deal addresses the company's "productivity and fluidity goals."
CP's mechanical services employees had threatened to strike if a new
contract with Canada's second-biggest railway wasn't reached by
The two sides had been negotiating since last fall.
The union represents 2, 500 workers in 22 locations across the
country who work in the skilled trades, repairing and servicing
trains and doing numerous other jobs.
Details of the tentative agreement will be released following
ratification of the agreement by union members.