Anti-Scab Bill defeated by Ottawa

The President of the Canadian Labour Congress expressed deep disappointment at the defeat of Bill C-328 in the House of Commons on Wednesday night. Bill C-328 was a Private Members Bill introduced by Monique Guay, Bloc Québecois MP for Laurentides, and supported by the caucuses of the Bloc Québécois and…

Hoffa pledges Teamster support in rebuilding devastated Gulf region

Disaster Relief Fund Provides Relief To Teamsters Affected By Hurricane Katrina (Gulfport, Mississippi) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa pledged continued Teamster support and assistance today to members whose homes, jobs and lives were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Hoffa also outlined plans to help the region and its residents recover…

Updates about the policy regarding beards and length of hair

Following the decision dated June 27th, 2005 by Judge Baker of the Quebec superior Court, who rejected the company’s request regarding arbitrator Foisy about the beard and length of hair, the Quebec Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Pierre Dalphond ordered last July 27th, that the request be reverted to…