CN Rail faces strike vote by Unifor

A CN Rail locomotive goes through the CN Taschereau yard in Montreal on Saturday, Nov., 28, 2009.
Image Credit: Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL - Unifor says it will hold a strike vote among its 4,800 members at CN Rail.

Unifor has been negotiating for months with Canadian National (TSX:CNR) as well as at Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP).

Canadian National and Unifor said Wednesday they had been unable to reach an agreement.

Unifor said today it will set a strike deadline close to the end of March, giving CN customers time to find alternatives.

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