United Transportation Union

United Transportation Union

November 15, 2005 11:02 ET

CN and UTU sign eight-year tentative labor pact for conductors in U.S. midwest

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2005) - CN and the United Transportation Union (UTU) announced today that they have reached an eight-year tentative labor agreement covering 300 conductors working on CN lines in Wisconsin, Illinois and Northern Michigan.

Details of the tentative agreement are being withheld pending ratification. Results of the ratification process are expected in late December 2005.

Canadian National Railway Company 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 cities of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.

The UTU is a broad-based transportation labor union representing about 130,000 active and retired railroad, bus and mass transit workers in the United States and Canada.

Contact Information

  • CN
    Mark Hallman
    (905) 669-3384
    Frank Wilner
    (703) 304-7022