Purolator Workers in Canada Weigh Contract Offer

Pact Would Raise Wages, Pensions Teamsters working at Purolator Courier Ltd. in Canada are voting now on a proposed contract that would raise wages and pensions. Voting began January 19 and will run through January 31. Teamsters Canada’s Parcel and Small Package Division represents about 8,500 workers at Purolator, making…

The Trucker’s Valentine’s Ball

The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre presents: The Trucker’s Valentine’s Ball Saturday Feb. 14, 9:00 pm @ the 360 Club 326 Queens Street West, Toronto, Ont. (near Queen and Spadina) An evening of dancing, entertainment, a light buffet and door prizes starring: the Daisy DeBolt Trio, the Matadors, Uncle Herb…

Rise in Inequalities in Canada

In the article Trade Liberalization and Inequality in Canada in the 1990s by Daniel Schwanen from The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress (IRPP), 2001, p. 161-182, the IRPP economist concluded that NAFTA had contributed to the rise in inequalities in Canada, benefiting skilled labour at the expense of…

CLC’s letter of sanctions to the UTU

January 7, 2004 Timothy S. Secord Canadian Legislative Director United Transportation Union 7th Floor – 71 Bank Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5N2 Dear Brother Secord: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers VS United Transportation Union Further to my letter of November 24, 2003 and the telephone call from Michael McIsaac of today’s…