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Four-year contract ratified by Canadian Pacific Railway employees

Canadian Pacific says Unifor members have ratified a year-year labour agreement that covers about 1,200 employees responsible for maintaining rail cars and locomotives.

1,200 Unifor employees reach agreement on new labour deal

Canadian Pacific Railway employees responsible for maintaining rail cars and locomotives have reached a new labour agreement just days before the previous contract is set to expire. (Don MacKinnon/Bloomberg)

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says Unifor members have ratified a four-year labour agreement covering about 1,200 employees responsible for maintaining rail cars and locomotives.

The two sides reached a tentative agreement for Unifor Local 101R​ in early December. The previous contract is set to expire Dec. 31.

Details of the agreement haven't been disclosed, but Unifor​ national president Jerry Dias said on Dec. 2 that the union had been able to push for significant gains.