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Canadian railway labour negotiation collection

Various reports and briefs, numbered as follows:

Box 1:

1. Canadian Pacific Railway Eastern Lines.

Rates of Pay and Rules for Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers, Firemen and Hostlers.

Rates effective May 1, 1920.

  • Comparison of Basic Wage Rates in the United States and Canada 1919-1955
  • Before the Board of Conciliation.

Request for increase of 30 per hour. 1950 Brief filed on Behalf of Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The Order of Railway Conductors. Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.

4. Request for increase of 30 per hour. Parties to Dispute.

5. Request for increase of 30 per hour. Importance of the Railways and of the Railway Employees.

  • Request for increase of 30 per hour. Index numbers of Wage Rates in Canada.
  • Request for increase of 30 per hour. 1926-1949.
  • Request for increase of 30 per hour.

Actual Rates of Pay and Weekly Earnings of Various Classes of Non-Operating Railway Employees, Operating Employees and Employees in Outside Industry. Also Increases in Basic Rates of Pay, 1939-1949.

  • Proposals of the ORC-BRT of March 15, 1949, as revised in Employees' Exhibit No. 1 and Discussions and Recommendations of President's Emergency Board No. 81. Also Carriers' Proposals of March 15, 1949, as revised in Carriers' Exhibit "A"' and Recommendations of President's Emergency Board No. 81.
  • Request for increase of 30 per hour.

Comparison of Basic Wage Rates.

Canada and Eastern United States as of Dec. 1950.

Loss in Earnings of Conductors, Trainmen, Yardmen, Engineers, Firemen, Hostlers, and Hostler Helpers in Canada in Comparison with Similar Classes in the Eastern United States.

Total Revenue Freight Interchanged Between Railways in Canada and the U.S.

1923-1948.

Stock Holdings of Canadian Pacific Railway Company Dec. 31, 1949.

11. Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Submission 1952.

Conductors, Baggagemen, Trainmen, Yardmen and Switchtenders on the Prairie and Pacific Regions. Vol. 1.

12. Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Submission, 1952. Conductor...Eastern Region. Yardmasters. System. Vol. 2

13. Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Wage Submission and Rebuttals in Case before Board of Conciliation Concerning Conductors -Yardmasters. Vol. 3.

14. Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Rebuttal to Union's Submission re -

1. Yard Starting Time Rule.

2. Extension Switching Limits.

3. Elimination time and one-half except continuous service, yard service.

  • Rebuttal of Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen to Statement of the Canadian Pacific Railway. 1952.

16. Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Submission and Rebuttal in the Case with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen.

Jan. 1953.

17. Statement of the Canadian National Railways in Rebuttal to Answer of Brotherhood with Respect to Railway's Request for Changes in Working Rules. Montreal. Jan. 5, 1953.

18. Canadian National Railway Co.

Statement of the Management in the matter of the Industrial Relations and Disputes Investigation Act and Dispute between Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Canadian National Railway Company. Ottawa. June 1954.

19. Statement in rebuttal by the Management in the matter of the Industrial Relations and Disputes Investigation Act and dispute between the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Canadian National Railway Co.

Ottawa. June 21, 1954.

20. In the matter of a Dispute between the CPR Company and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. 1956. Statement of the Company with Appendices.

  • Brief concerning Schedule Rule changes by Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers with respect to CPR Co. Prairie and Pacific and Eastern Regions before a Board of Conciliation. Nov. 1956.

22. Canadian Pacific Railway 1961.

History of Dispute, 1961.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway 1961.

Mileage Limitations.

24. Statement of Canadian Pacific Railway before Board of Conciliation and Investigation regarding the 1961 Case with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

25. Statement of the Company in Regard to Request of the Locomotive Firemen for: Payment of Initial Terminal Delay in Passenger and Freight Service, Eastern Region.

26. Section D -Analysis of Management's Requests for Changes in Working Rules.

  • History of Disputes. [1953, 1954].
  • Rebuttal Statement of Canadian Pacific Railway before Board of Conciliation and Investigation regarding the 1961 Case with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

29. Regional Rules. Canadian National Railways.

St. Lawrence, Great Lakes and Atlantic Regions.

Road and Yard. 1961.

30. Brief I.

Canadian National Railway Company. In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the Canadian National Railway Company and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Montreal, Quebec. July 1961.

  • Brief II.

Canadian National Railway Company. In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the Canadian National Railway Company and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Montreal, Quebec. July 1961.

32. Brief III.

Canadian National Railway Company. In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the Canadian National Railway Company and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

Montreal, Quebec.

October,1961.

33. Brief IV.

Canadian National Railway Company. In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the Canadian National Railway Company and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

Montreal, Quebec.

October 1961.

34. Brief submitted to Board of Conciliation in connection with Interdivisional Runs.

April 22,1961.

35. Brief I.

Canadian National Railway Company. In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the Canadian National Railway Company and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

Montreal, Quebec.

August, 1961.

Box 2:

36. Elimination and/or changes in rules requested by Canadian Pacific Railway Company -Eastern Lines and Prairie and Pacific Regions on Feb. 1,1952.

37. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules requested by General Chairman, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Canadian Pacific Railway - Eastern Lines on March 4, 1952.

38. Elimination and/or Changes in Rules for Yardmasters, Assistant Yardmasters and Relief Yardmasters requested by Canadian Pacific Railway Co. - Eastern Lines and Prairie and Pacific Regions on May 6, 1952. [2 copies]

39. Canadian National Railways. Statement of the Management.

In the matter of the Industrial Relations and Disputes Investigation Act and five disputes between Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and Canadian National Railways. Toronto, Ont., July 22, 1952.

40. Rebuttal of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen to Statement and Rebuttal of Canadian Pacific Railway Company before Board of Conciliation and Investigation on Sept. 12,1952. [2 copies]

41. Statement in rebuttal by the Management in the matter of the Industrial Relations and Disputes Investigation Act and dispute between the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Canadian National Railway Co.

Toronto, Ontario.

Dec. 3, 1952.

42. Operation of 40-hr. Work-Week.

Yard Service Employees -Yardmasters in the United States.

(1952).

43. History of Dispute between the Canadian Pacific Railway Co., and Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen as Referred to Conciliation Board.

1952.

44. Request for 40-hour Work-Week for Yard Service Employees.

45. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules for Yardmasters, Assistant Yardmasters and Relief Yardmasters requested by General Chairmen, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Canadian Pacific Railway-System. 1952. [2 copies]

46. Request for Escalator Clause.

47. Request for Increase of 35% in Wage Rates.

1952.

48. Rebuttal of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen to Statement of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

1952.

49. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules requested by General Chairman, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Canadian Pacific Railway -Eastern

Lines on March 4, 1952.

50. Memorandum of Wage-Rules Dispute.

Canadian National Railways.

Canadian Pacific-Railway.

Ottawa, April 23,1953.

51. Brief presented on behalf of The Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen before Board of Conciliation in support of request for revision of working rules.

52. Casualties to Railway Employees.

53. Productivity. Canadian Pacific Railway. 1958.

54. Vacations with Pay. CPR. 1958.

55. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules, requested by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. CPR. (Eastern Region). 1958.

56. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules requested by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. CPR. (Eastern, Prairie and Pacific Regions).

57. New Rules and Changes in Existing Rules requested by Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. CPR. (Prairie and Pacific Regions). 1958.

58. Car Step-up Rate. CPR. 1958.

59. Elimination of and/or Changes in Ru1es requested by CPR Co. 1958.

60. Tractive Effort. CPR. 1958.

61. Rebuttal of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen to Statement of Canadian Pacific Railway before Board of Conciliation and Investigation regarding the 1961 Case with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.

62. Rebuttal of "Statement of Management" in dispute between Canadian National Railways and B.L.F. & E.

63. Rebuttal to Brief I. CNR Co.

In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the CNR Co. and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Montreal, Quebec.

Aug. 1961 [2 copies]

64. Brief II

CNR Co.

In the matter of a Board of Conciliation established in reference to a dispute between the CNR Co. and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Montreal, Quebec.

Sept. 1961.

65. Regional Rules. CNR.

Prairie and Mountain Regions.

Yard Conductors and Trainmen.

1961.

66. Mileage Limitations.

CNR. 1961.

  • Application of Recommendations of Emergency Board No. 81 in connection with

Daily Earnings Minimum Guarantee. 5-Day, 40 Hour Week.

Car Retarder Operators' Differential. Footboard Yardmasters' Differential.

Restoration of Standard Rates Between Territories. United States Mail Handling Allowance. Dining Car Stewards. Yardmasters.

68. Slack Action.

1961 Canadian Wage-Rules Movement.

  • Regional Rules. CNR.

Prairie and Mountain Regions Yard Conductors and Trainmen. 1961.

  • Guarantees. CNR. 1961.

71. Held Away from Home Terminal. Canadian National Railways. 1961.

  • Statutory Holidays. CNR. 1961.
  • Afternoon and Night Shift Differentials. CNR.1961.
  • Car Retarder Operators. CNR.1961.
  • Booking Rest. CNR. 1961.
  • Yardmasters South of St. Lawrence River. CNR.

Atlantic Region. 1961. CPR

  • History of Dispute. CNR. 1961.
  • Regional Rules. CNR.

St. Lawrence, Great Lakes and Atlantic Regions Road and Yard. 1961.

  • Appendices to Statement of Canadian Pacific Railway before Board of Conciliation and Investigation regarding the 1961 case with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
  • Interchangeable Rights for Road and Yard. Service Employees. CNR.1961.
  • Productivity. CNR. 1961.

Box 3:

File 1:

1. Canadian National Railways

Agreement between the CNR and the Locomotive Engineers (Western Lines) effective Jan. 1, 1919.

2. Agreement between the CNR and the Locomotive Firemen (Western Lines), effective Jan. 1, 1919.

  • Agreement between the CNR and Conductors, Baggagemen and Brakemen (East) effective Jan. 1,1919.
  • Agreement between the Grand Trunk Railway System and Conductors, Baggagemen, Brakemen, Yardmen and Switchtenders (East) effective Dec. 1,1919.
  • Agreement between the CNR Co. and Conductors (Western Lines) effective, March 15, 1918.
  • Agreement between the CNR Co. and Baggagemen, Flagmen and Brakemen (Western Lines) effective March 15, 1918.

File 2:

9 Handbooks dealing with "Rates of Pay" dating from 1919-1921.

1 Handbook dealing with "Rules for Working Conditions." Dec.1954.

Remaining files in Box, not numbered:

Reports - A Dispute between CNR Co. and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen July 1956.

Submission of the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. 1958.

Correspondence and Memos.

Advance of Diesel-Electric Locomotives in Railway Operation.

Trend of Productivity -Canadian Railway Employees 1921-1949.

Progress in Canada.

Not Boxed:

B&w photograph of General Grievance Committee, Central Region, Canadian National Railways, Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees, Toronto, October 1935. (Accession 08-1999)

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