Minister Raitt Congratulates Canadian Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada
Rail Conference on Historic Agreement
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- Today, the Honourable
Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, commended Canadian Pacific
Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Maintenance of Way
Division on the ratification of their historic five-year collective
"I am very pleased that Canadian Pacific Railway and the TCRC worked
together to enter into this agreement," said Minister Raitt. "This is
the first five-year contract for these employees. The cooperative
relations demonstrated by both parties means that trains continue to
run, which benefits the economic prosperity and security of
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Maintenance of Way Division
represents 2 600 men and women who build and maintain the tracks,
bridges, structures and machinery on the majority of railways in
Canada. Their previous agreement expired on December 31, 2012.
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