Rail strike ends as union, CN Railway reach tentative deal

Written by Ragini Joshi

Published on : November 26, 2019 4:31




Rail strike ends as union, CN Railway reach tentative deal
Rail strike ends as union, CN Railway reach tentative deal

A week-long rail strike is over and CN Railway will resume its services tomorrow morning. It’s to be note that sue to this strike commuters, oil and other shipments were halted which caused “significant loss” to the economy of Canada.

According to the Canada Rail Conference union, they reached a tentative deal with Canadian National Railway Co. and normal operations will resume at 6 a.m. tomorrow. Workers were demanding to solve various issues including working conditions and drug benefits.

CN Rail 1.4 per cent revenue during the strike.

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau took to social media and wrote about “lots of hard work at the bargaining table”. He wrote,” After lots of hard work at the bargaining table, CN Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference have reached tentative agreements, which means rail service will start being restored across Canada tomorrow morning. Thanks to the workers, industry, and all Canadians for their patience during these negotiations. We get the best results when employers, organized labour, and governments work together.”



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