Teamsters Canada participates at the international level fighting for global labour rights to further protect Teamsters’ rights in Canada.
The Canada Industrial Relations Board will conduct the vote on Canadian Pacific’s (CP) final offer from May 14 to May 23, union officials today learned. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is urging their members to reject the company’s offer.
Every day we get up and expect to go to work and come home to our families and loved ones. Indeed, coming home safe and sound is both a routine and a right that all workers have. Sadly, we know that things aren’t always so simple.
The latest numbers show that 905 people in Canada died in the workplace in 2016, twenty-six of whom were aged between 15 and 24 years old. That’s on top of hundreds of thousands of workplace injuries, occupational illnesses, and incidents that aren’t even reported.
Over 120 workers at Stericycle, a medical waste management company, ended their week-long strike on this month. Workers won extra personal days, a new pension plan and big raises over the course of a three-year contract. Plants in Brampton, Ottawa and Scarborough had been affected by the strike.