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 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…

CP Rail reaches tentative deal with Teamsters union, ending strike

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) reached a tentative four-year agreement on Wednesday afternoon, ending a strike that started at 10:00 pm ET on Tuesday. Details of the agreement will be presented to the TCRC membership for ratification. Ratification votes will take place over the coming months once…

CP Rail Labour Negotiation Update

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) was advised by the Canada Industrial Relations Board on Friday that members of both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) voted down CP’s contract offers in a CIRB-administered vote, which closed on Friday at noon Eastern…

CP Rail Update – New Dates Set for Ratification Vote

Source: CP Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has been advised that the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) has changed the dates for voting on CP’s final proposals – for both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) – voting will now begin on Friday, May…

Update CN Labour Negotiations with the TCRC

Source: CN The Teamster’s Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is the union representing the Canadian National Railway Company’s (CN) conductors in Canada. CN expects that the TCRC may announce the results of a strike vote in the next week. It should be noted that a union seeking a strike mandate from its membership is a normal…