New CAW VIA Rail Agreement Receives Full Support of Workplace Leaders

June 28, 2010, 4:00 PM EST

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CAW- VIA Rail workplace leaders from across the country have voted unanimously in support of recommending the new collective agreement for ratification, at a meeting held today in Montreal.

The approximately 50 elected workplace representatives had the opportunity to review the contents of the agreement and will now recommend it for approval at the ratification meetings that kick off across the country on Monday, July 5.

The CAW reached the new tentative agreement with VIA Rail late Saturday, June 26, averting a possible strike. Details of the agreement will be released following ratification.

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