Good News Out of Ottawa

Restoring card check and repealing these union-busting Conservative laws were major Liberal campaign promises. This was the letter François Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada, sent on Tuesday to Canadian local unions on the issue of Bill C-4.

Statement on UPS Shooting in San Francisco

I was saddened to learn of yesterday’s workplace shooting at a UPS warehouse in San Francisco, which took the lives of three of our fellow Teamsters. Today, the thoughts and prayers of over 125,000 Canadian Teamster members are with the victims’ co-workers and loved ones…

Ontario Teamsters Raise $108,000 for Variety Village, a Children’s Charity

Earlier this week, union representatives from Ontario and across the country took part in the annual Teamsters Ontario Invitational (OTI) for Variety Village, a children’s charity dedicated to making a difference in the spirits and lives of young people with disabilities and their families. This year, Teamsters raised $108,000 for…

Sleeman-Unibroue Workers Go On Strike

Unacceptable offers by management and a breakdown in negotiations forced some 80 workers at Sleeman-Unibroue, a subsidiary of Sapporo, to go on strike this morning. The workers are members of Teamsters Local Union 931. A final offer from the company was presented at a union…

Teamsters at Garda Ratify New Collective Agreement

Workers of GardaWorld Cash Services affiliated with the Teamsters Union ratified a new collective agreement yesterday. Over 90% of the members who participated to the vote were in favour of the employer’s proposal. Truck safety was the main issue in these negotiations…