IBEW and Canadian Pacific reach tentative agreement

Nov 15, 2012, 12:01 ET from Canadian Pacific

CALGARY, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), System Council 11 and Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE: CP), announced today that they have reached a tentative five-year labour agreement covering approximately 450 employees who maintain and install railway signals and communications systems across Canada.

Details of the tentative agreement are being withheld pending ratification by the IBEW membership.

Brian Strong, senior general chairman for the IBEW, System Council 11, said: "The IBEW bargaining committee unanimously endorses this tentative agreement and is recommending the membership ratify it."

SOURCE Canadian Pacific