OTTAWA, Ont.– The United Steelworkers and Canadian National Railway (CN) have renewed their collective agreement. The agreement was reached following direct negotiations between both parties.
The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the parties on the renewal.
“I applaud the United Steelworkers and Canadian National Railway for working tirelessly together to reach an agreement that will benefit both parties. I would also like to recognize their initiative and dedication to collaborative labour relations,” said the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women.
CN employees inspect, maintain and repair the railway’s track, bridges and infrastructure across Canada. The collective agreement covering 3,000 employees expired on December 31, 2014.