Usw Local 2004 Collective Agreement

“This five-year contract provides CN with long-term stability,” said JJ Ruest, President and CEO of CN. “We are proud of what we have done for our railway workers. CN and CTE will continue to work together to keep the network safe as we make record investments in our track and bridge infrastructure. First agreement for YUL bar and restaurant employees… For more information: ETC: Ken Neumann, NATIONAL DIRECTOR, 416-544-5951; Jean-Francois Migneault, ETC Local 2004 President, [email protected], 514-907-9921; Troy Lundblad, USW staff representative, [email protected], 416-544-5947, 416-333-7080; Denis St. Pierre, USW Communications, 416-544-5990, 647-522-1630, [email protected]; CN: Media: Jonathan Abecassis, Senior Manager, Media Relations, 514-399-7956; Investment Community: Paul Butcher, Vice-President; Investor Relations, 514-399-0052 “We are pleased, that we have reached an agreement with KN that recognizes the hard work and commitment of our members,” said Jean-Franéois Migneault, President of USW Local in 2004. I congratulate the leaders and members of the local USW in 2004 for their solidarity in securing a good collective agreement that benefits both The Kn and the workers and their families,” said Ken Neumann, national director of the union. Ken Neumann, ETC National Director, 416-544-5951 Jean-Francois Migneault, ETC Local 2004 President, 514-907-9921, usw2004president@gmail.com Troy Lundblad, ETC Staff Representative, 416-544-5947, 416-333-7080, tlundblad@usw.ca Denis St. Pierre, USW Communications, 416-544-5990, 647-522-1630, dstpierre@usw.ca “Congratulations to management and members of ETC Local in 2004 for their solidarity in securing a good collective agreement that benefits CN as well as workers and their families,” said Ken Neumann, CTE National Director. “This agreement reflects the fact that these maintenance workers work every day in extremely difficult conditions and provide essential services for CN`s operations,” Neumann said. Annual salary increases and enhanced medical, dental and health care and travel benefits are provided in the new collective agreement for the 3,000 ETC members who inspect, wait for and repair CN`s Canadian system in germany`s tracks, bridges and infrastructure. This five-year collective agreement is in effect until December 31, 2023.

“The members of EQUIPE IN 2004 gave their negotiating committee a clear mandate and the Committee worked tirelessly to address their concerns,” said Ken Neumann, CTE National Director. “I am very proud of them and very happy that they have reached an agreement that they are ready to support.” Pending ratification of the agreement, no details of the interim agreement are published. The collective agreement expires at the end of the month. TORONTO – CN and United Steelworkers (ETC) announced today that, following a preliminary agreement reached in 2004 between CN and LOCAL ETC negotiators, municipal union members reviewed the agreement in December 2004 and approved the treaty in a national ratification vote in recent weeks.

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