Teamsters Welcome New Labour Minister

The Teamsters Union, which represents over 115,000 workers across the country, is congratulating Patricia Hajdu on her appointment as minister of Labour. Ms. Hajdu is taking over from MaryAnn Mihychuk. “We’re hoping to meet with Ms. Hajdu as soon as possible in order to continue the constructive dialogue we established with the outgoing minister,” explained Francois Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada.

2016 In Review: Present On All Fronts

Your union was present on all fronts this past year. Just as for the many collective agreements renewed, the bargaining at UPS mobilized local union stewards and representatives all across the country. Solid collective agreements were negotiated everywhere, improving the lives of thousands of members. There is still a lot…

Sentencing in 2014 Armoured Car Shooting

Two years after a shooting that critically injuring an armoured car guard, the Ontario Courts sentenced two of the three men involved in the attempted murder and robbery to 11 and 6 ½ years respectively. “The safety of every member is what we preach every day. That’s why I’m so…

Strike Vote at Purolator

To all Teamster members at Purolator: Despite sincerely trying to find common ground with Purolator Courier, negotiations between the Teamsters and the company hit a standstill after 6 weeks of intense bargaining. Today the Purolator Negotiations Committee unanimously moved to ask members to endorse strike action through a strike vote….

Teamsters Praise Approval of Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project

Teamsters are celebrating the government’s decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project, an ambitious pipeline maintenance project that will help thousands of working families. The massive $7.5 billion project stands to generate over $514 million in tax revenue…