CN Conductors – Negotiations Update #4

On Tuesday, 30 August 2016 we resumed negotiations with the CN Rail with the assistance of the three Federal Conciliators, after a short period of not meeting and have been bargaining for the past 3 weeks straight. We have been working towards a process to synchronize the expiration of our…

Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders: a Sword of Damocles

Officers of the Teamsters Union have reacted strongly to some of the conclusions revealed yesterday by the Transportation Safety Board with respect to locomotive voice and video recorders. The Teamsters took part in the study and represents almost all workers who operate the trains throughout the country.

The strike at Manoir Sainte-Julie has ended

The strike is over at the Résidences Soleil Manoir Sainte-Julie retirement home. The roughly 70 workers from Teamsters Local Union 106 ratified a tentative agreement on August 30th with 67% voting in favour.

Brother Jack Ferreira

It is with great sadness that we report the untimely passing of Brother Jack Ferreira, a dedicated and loyal Teamster who lost his fight against cancer last Sunday. Brother Ferreira was the organizer and union representative for Teamsters Local Union 230 in Ontario.

Teamsters in Québec Raise $50,000 for Camp Papillon

Every year, the camp plays host to nearly 700 children with disabilities by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor life in a safe space. The camp also allows parents of disabled children to take a break from a busy life.