CN Rail Could Try to Provoke Strike on Tuesday

Canadian National Railway (CN) could attempt to provoke a strike on Tuesday, May 30 at 4:00 a.m. This comes after months of negotiations with some 3000 conductors, trainmen and yardmen represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)…

175,000 Construction Workers in Québec Launch General Strike

The 175,000 workers of the Trade Union Alliance (Alliance syndicale), a group of trade unions and labour organizations whose members work in the construction industry, launched a general strike last night. This is one of Québec’s largest labour disputes in recent years. To show his support, François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, participated in this morning’s…

Letter from the President of Teamsters Canada to AMI Members

Dear brothers and sisters, Teamsters have always been an ally of workers in the construction industry. This is why I am writing to you today. The strike mandate that you have given your union reflects a generalized feeling of exasperation among workers. Together with the 125,000 Teamster members across Canada,…

Brutal closure at Autobus La Prairie

School bus company Autobus La Prairie is cruelly closing its doors following what appear to be intimidation tactics against its employees, who belong to Teamsters Local Union 106. The company also appears to be pressuring school boards to renegotiate agreements reached with them. The result: some 29 workers will lose their job…