Statement from François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, on the tragic death of seven children in a Halifax house fire…
Teamsters are applauding Transport Canada’s order that all railway companies must use handbrakes when trains are stopped on a mountain grade after an emergency use of their air brakes.
Three members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have died as a result of a major Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailment. The accident occurred at approximately 1 a.m. Mountain Time between Field, BC and Calgary, AB.
Reports that Téo taxi will be seeking bankruptcy protection has raised concerns and worries among drivers at the company, who are members of Teamsters Local Union 1999.
An annual meeting of transport ministers ended earlier this week in Montréal on a joint proposal to implement a basic national training standard for truck drivers by 2020. The Teamsters Union supports the move as it stands to improve road safety.