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Tentative contract for 3,000 CN Rail workers rejected

Canadian National Railway Co’s tentative labor contract with about 3,000 train conductors, yardpersons, and traffic coordinators was rejected in a vote by union members.

Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

Canadian National Railway says a tentative contract with one of its major unions has failed to get the required support.

The Montreal-based company says it's disappointed and has agreed to meet with labour leaders next week to discuss how to move forward.

The contract was negotiated by the Teamsters union on behalf of about 3,000 train conductors, yard workers and other employees at CN.

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The union has yet to issue a public statement of its own.

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