Unifor National Council 4000 CNTL Bargaining Survey Results
September 29, 2014
Below are the results of our Unifor National Council 4000 CNTL Bargaining Survey amongst our CNTL Owner Operator membership whom are governed under the Collective Agreement between Unifor and CN/CNTL. The surveys were distributed nationally in preparation for our negotiations with CN later this year. Over 59 percent of our members participated in the survey that is used by our bargaining committee in determining and prioritizing our overall bargaining agenda.
The Unifor National Council 4000 CNTL Bargaining Committee met in Mississauga the week of August 18, 2014 to formulate our contract demands and proposals. In addition to finalizing our bargaining agenda. On September 17, 2014 in Montreal, we met with representatives of CN Labour Relations and CNTL to settle any current and outstanding grievances in advance of commencing negotiations.
Unifor scheduled a two day meeting in Winnipeg on August 27 and 28 of all Unifor Rail Bargaining Committees – Council 4000, Locals 100, 101 and 103 - to discuss and implement a strategy going into bargaining. All three will be in negotiations with their memberships’ respective employers at CN (100 and 4000), CP (101) and Ontario Northland (103).
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