SUDBURY -- The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Division 910 reaches tentative agreement with Ontario Northland in a deal that will affect approx. 70 workers.

The Oct. 26 announcement was made via the Ontario Northland website, where both the union and the company voiced their approval a tentative agreement had officially been reached.

"We are very pleased to have reached a tentative agreement," said Danielle Baker, Director of Human Resources.

"A five-year labour agreement with Teamster’s Division 910 allows us to continue to provide safe and reliable motor coach services to the Province."

Teamsters Division 910 represents employees working as Motor Coach Operators, Operator Labourers and Dispatchers.

"It was great to share this new agreement with our membership for review and consideration," stated, Paul Boucher, TCRC Executive Member.

"The agreement addresses a number of topics that were important to members with a focus on quality of life. In the transportation industry, families are affected, which was recognized by Ontario Northland and the majority of issues addressed in this round of bargaining."

Details of the agreement will not be disclosed until the union has reviewed and voted on the deal.