CN’s Canada-Based Rail Traffic Controllers Ratify New Collective Agreement

MONTREAL — CN and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference/Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC/RCTC) have ratified a new three-year labor agreement.

The union represents approximately 200 Rail Traffic Controllers at CN across Canada.

The contract, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2009, provides for wage increases of 1.8 per cent for 2009, 2.4 per cent for 2010 and 2.6 per cent for 2011, as well as dental plan benefit improvements that come into effect on June 1, 2010.