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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – has reached another agreement with retirees and former workers in Canada for various benefits, according nto the Ottawa Citizen and other media reports in Canada.

A judge last week struck down a $57 million package of severance and other benefits payments, including disability insurance. The judge said the agreement was unfair to other Nortel creditors.

Nortel is in the process of liquidation through bankruptcy.

An Ontario court will review the proposed new agreement on Wednesday. If approved, the deal would extend benefits through the end of this year.

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Nortel at one time employed severall thousand people at its campus in RTP.