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1/20/2020



Rail News: Labor

Ontario Northland, union reach tentative five-year agreement


TCRC MWED represents more than 125 employees who maintain 700 miles of track.
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Ontario Northland and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC MWED) announced last week that they've reached a tentative labor agreement.

TCRC MWED represents more than 125 employees who maintain 700 miles of track in northern Ontario and northwestern Quebec, from Moosonee, Hearst, Timmins, Cochrane, Englehart to Rouyn-Noranda, North Bay and other points in between.

“This agreement balances the interests of employees with Ontario Northland’s operational requirements," said Danielle Baker, Ontario Northland's human resources director, in a press release. "The five-year agreement will provide stability and we look forward to continuing to maintain and operate a safe railway together."

Details of the agreement will be made public after union members vote on the tentative contract.

Ontario Northland provides passenger and freight services throughout northeastern Ontario.



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