42-Day Lockout at Satin Flooring Ends

After a 42-day lockout lasting over the holidays, close to 120 workers at Satin Flooring in North York, Ontario, voted last Friday by a margin of 79% to ratify a new 3-year collective agreement and gradually return to work.

Teamsters Denounce Plan to Create Sweatshop on Wheels

Teamsters Canada, the country’s largest transportation union, is slamming the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) proposal to bring in foreign workers to fill a shortage of drivers in the trucking industry. They should instead be focusing on significantly improving drivers’ wages and working conditions to attract more people to the profession.

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT FRANÇOIS LAPORTE

Christmas is upon us. It’s a favourite time of year for many, filled with celebration and cheer. I would like to salute our members and all transportation workers, many of whom had to work long hours over past few weeks to meet the demands of their employers during this busy season…