Agreement Reached Between Ontario Northland and IBEW

NORTH BAY, ON, Dec. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - A five year agreement has been reached between the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (Ontario Northland) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

"We are very pleased that an agreement has been reached with the IBEW. This group has shown tremendous leadership and commitment to the company in coming to an agreement," said Corina Moore, President and CEO. "Our unions and employees have an important and vital role in shaping a sustainable future for Ontario Northland. Thank you to both bargaining teams for producing a positive result for employees and the company."

"This five year deal acknowledges the unique skills of our membership and provides further job stability for duration of the agreement," said Steve Martin, Senior General Chairman of System Council No.11 of the IBEW. "Our bargaining team worked hard and we are proud that the agreement was ratified."

IBEW represents the unionized employees who are responsible for maintaining and repairing the signal system, highway grade crossing protection and electronic train scanning equipment along Ontario Northland's rail line.

SOURCE Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

For further information: For more information about Ontario Northland and IBEW please contact: Rebecca McGlynn, Director of Marketing and Communications, Tel: 705.472.4500 or 1.800.363.7512 ext. 529, cell 705.845.8005, rebecca.mcglynn@ontarionorthland.ca; Steve Martin, Senior General Chairman System Council No.11 of the IBEW, Tel: 519.622.2323, ibewmartin@bellnet.ca

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