CP Rail says reaches tentative four-year deal with Unifor

Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:04am EST
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TORONTO Feb 14 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it has reached a deal with the union representing 1,200 workers, minutes before a strike deadline of midnight on Saturday.

Canada's No. 2 railway said the tentative four-year deal with Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, related to to rail and train maintenance workers.

CP Rail has yet to announce whether it has reached a deal with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which represent more than 3,000 locomotive engineers and conductors. The Teamsters also had a midnight strike deadline. (Reporting by Amran Abocar; Editing by Kim Coghill)