Over 90 employees at Ontario Northland have a new tentative contract.

Ontario Northland and United Steelworkers Local 1976 have reached an agreement on a new five year deal.

The union represents employees working in rail traffic control, customer service and sales and train operations, including locomotive engineers and conductors.

They’ll get a look at the contract over the next few weeks.

“This agreement balances the interests of employees with Ontario Northland’s operational requirements,” said Danielle Baker, Director of Human Resources. “This five year agreement will provide stability and we look forward to building on this foundation to improve transportation services together.”

“This is a positive step for Ontario Northland,” stated Brandon Gowlett Chief Steward with United Steelworkers Local 1976. “Our bargaining team worked hard and we look forward to presenting this to our members over the next few weeks.”


(File photo by station staff)

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