MONTREAL , May 28, 2012 (CNW) -CN announced today that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) have ratified a new collective agreement covering approximately 210 train dispatchers in Canada .
The three-year contract, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2012 , provides wage increases along with standard benefit improvements to the TCRC-RCTC members at CN.
Keith Creel , executive vice-president and chief operating officer, said: "CN welcomes ratification of this new collective agreement by the TCRC-RCTC. This agreement, reached without third-party assistance, demonstrates the strong working relationship we have developed with the TCRC."
CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico , serving the ports of Vancouver , Prince Rupert , B.C., Montreal , Halifax , New Orleans , and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto , Buffalo, Chicago , Detroit , Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay , Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis , and Jackson , Miss., with connections to all points in North America . For more information on CN, visit the company's website at www.cn.ca.