About 25 kootenay Valley Railway employees also ratified a five-year contract by 91.7 votes in. If workers have a personal situation, such as very sick parents, a child or a spouse, they will be able to take up to three months without loss of wages or benefits, according to Stephen Ross, president of the union that employs about 80 Canadian police officers at Canadian Pacific. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) and Unifor have ratified a new four-year agreement. In May, unionized workers went on strike just days before the union and the railways agreed with the help of federal mediators. From the day the collective agreement is signed, rail controllers in the Calgary area are paid on the basis of the “Level 5” pay scale. siblings; This letter is further than our June 26, 2017 newsletter regarding our meetings with the company in Ottawa. During that meeting, Mr Creel asked the Union to consider an extension of our current treaty. The company then reviewed and submitted a proposal to extend the contract until the end of 2018. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. locomotive and locomotive engineers voted in favour of a new four-year collective agreement. Unifor represents approximately 1,200 CP mechanical employees, who are responsible for the maintenance of rolling stock and locomotives.
The current collective agreement expired on December 31, 2018. “The Teamsters are willing to negotiate with CP, but we can`t negotiate alone,” he added. “CP must be prepared to resolve outstanding issues and provide workers with a quality and fair collective agreement.” “This afternoon, I spoke with Keith Creel, President of CP Rail and TcRC President Doug Finnson, about their collective bargaining. All parties remain at the negotiating table to continue their discussions. I have expressed my expectation that the parties will continue to negotiate in good faith and reach an agreement that continues to have economic success for Canada, and many quality jobs in the middle class depend on it. “We thank Unifor for working with us throughout this process,” said Keith Creel, President and CEO of CP. “Ratifying this agreement, especially in time for the new year, is a positive step for our mechanical employees, our family of 13,000 CP players, our customers and the economy as a whole.” Calgary, April 20, 2018 – The Minister of Labour has accepted, on the advice of federal mediators, Canadian Pacific`s request to order a vote on a final offer to renew their collective agreements with the Teamsters Canada Railway Conference (TCRC) and the IBEW No. 11 System Council. Both unions strongly recommend that their members reject the company`s offers. Through cooperation, communication and trust, CP continues to secure long-term agreements on both sides of the border. “Achieving a four-year agreement provides security and stability not only for CP employees, but also for customers, shareholders and the broader economy,” CP President and CEO Keith Creel said in a statement.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and the Canadian Pacific Police Association have ratified a new five-year contract that includes paid compassionate leave that employees can obtain on loan.