CN and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference reach tentative agreement

Canadian National Railway (CN) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC-CTY), the union representing 3,200 CN Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons, have reached a tentative agreement, ending the week-long strike.  This agreement will allow for CN employees to return to work at 2 p.m. local times Tuesday. Yard assignments will begin at 6 a.m. local times Wednesday. Note that…

CN Rail Strike Update – November 21

As communicated on Tuesday, November 19, The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) initiated strike action.    Still early in the strike process, CN remains committed to working with the TCRC- CTY and the federal mediators to reach a fair agreement as quickly as possible.    CN Management personnel continue to make every effort to maintain operations so that rail…

CN Labor Dispute Could Cause Work Stoppage Beginning November 19, 2019

Please note that The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY), representing 3,200 CN employees in Canada, issued a strike notice over the weekend that could occur as early as Tuesday, November 19.   CN advises that it continues to negotiate in good faith to reach a fair agreement before the strike deadline. CN has also…

CN working to resolve labor dispute

Canadian National (CN) and the Teamster’s Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) are currently negotiating in good faith to avoid a labor stoppage for 3,000 conductors, trainpersons and yardpersons. The current collective agreement expired in July. A union vote was held in September and a strike mandate was given (99.2% vote in favor). The earliest a strike…