CN deal helps quality of life for trades

Retirees will staff weekend shifts

In order to allow the skilled employees who repair engines and rail cars for Canadian National Railway to have more weekends off work, the most recent collective agreement will see retirees recruited to work Saturday-Sunday shifts. As well, the employees in a terminal may choose to adopt different shift patterns. These changes are designed to both improve the quality of life for employees and to aid in retention of skilled trades.

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