CN Rail and the Teamsters union have reached a tentative contract agreement, averting a potential strike by 3,000 workers that could have come as early as this weekend.
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A CN locomotive makes it's way through the CN Taschereau yard in Montreal, Saturday, Nov., 28, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Both sides said late Wednesday that details of the three-year contract won't be released until it is ratified by union members.
Teamsters spokesman Stephane Lacroix described the negotiations as a bit chaotic, but said CN came to the union with a series of proposals late in the day.