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We Have A Deal

Source: TCRC
Published: September 4, 2007

After many months of negotiations the TCRC has reached a tentative agreement with CP Rail. If ratified by the membership the collective agreement between the company and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference will be renewed for a period of five years commencing January 1st, 2007.

We thank the members for their ongoing solidarity and patience during this process.

bullet Click here to download a copy of the entire tentative agreement.
bullet Click here to download a summary of changes.
bullet How we got here.
bullet Joint press release

Your TCRC Negotiation Committee
(From left to right) Greg Edwards VGCS LE West from Revelstoke, Doug Finsonn VP National, Dave Olson GC TW, Harvey Makoski VGCJ LE West, Tim Beaver GC LE East, Tim Smith VGC TW, Daniel Genereux GC TE, Bruce Hiller VGCJ TE, Dave Able GC LE West and Bill Cormier VGCS LE East.

Joint Press Release
Published: September 4th 2007

TCRC-RTE and Canadian Pacific reach tentative contract agreement for train operations employees
September 4, 2007
Calgary, Alberta

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, representing 4,500 locomotive engineers and conductors, and Canadian Pacific reached a tentative five-year contract settlement.

"This is an important agreement that effectively balances the objectives of the TCRC members and the company's goals," said Rick Wilson, CP Assistant Vice President, Labour Relations.

The Memorandum of Settlement will be sent to the union membership for ratification.

"We are pleased to be presenting this agreement to our members as it provides for improvements in wages, benefits, and pension provisions, as well as the introduction of work/life balance issues." said Douglas Finnson, TCRC Vice President.

Details of the tentative agreement will be released following ratification of the agreement by union members.


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