MONTREAL ‹The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), System Council 11 and X-Rail Signalisation Inc, announced today that they have reached a tentative three-year labour agreement covering approximately 35 employees who maintain and install railway signals and communications systems across Canada.

Details of the tentative agreement are being withheld pending ratification by the IBEW membership.

Brian Strong, senior system general chairman for the IBEW, System Council 11, said: ³The IBEW bargaining committee unanimously endorses this tentative agreement and is recommending the membership ratify it. The ratification process will begin next week.²

Eric Renaud said, “I am pleased to have negotiated this agreement with the IBEW in advance of the expiration of the current collective agreement. We believe the agreement will benefit both parties.²

The IBEW’s current contract with X-Rail expires on Dec. 31, 2011.

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Eric Renaud
Director, X-Rail Inc.

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Brian Strong
Senior General Chairman
System Council 11 IBEW
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