More than 350 workers still have to ratify new deal
Unifor, Local 103 reached a tentative agreement on Feb. 18 with the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) in North Bay, Ont., to renew all five union agreements that expired on Dec. 31.
Unifor represents more than 350 workers at Ontario Northland who work in a variety of classifications including clerical, on-board passenger train service, yard office, stores, freight sheds, hotel staff and mechanical shop-craft workers.
Ontario Northland is a provincial Crown agency of the government of Ontario.
The new agreements are subject to a ratification vote. Details will not be released until the agreement is presented to members, said the union.Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy.