CN reaches tentative agreement with union representing engineers on Northern Quebec Internal Short Line

Oct 27, 2010, 15:45 ET from CN

MONTREAL, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has reached a tentative labour agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union representing locomotive engineers who work on the Company's Northern Quebec Internal Short Line (NQISL).

The agreement, retroactive to Dec. 15, 2009, would apply to 45 employees, providing them wage increases and benefit improvements. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending ratification by TCRC members.

NQISL locomotive engineers are based at the Garneau, Chambord/Jonquiere, and Senneterre terminals.

CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.

SOURCE CN