On this International Women’s Day, we celebrate the incredible contributions of women in the Teamsters union and beyond. From truck drivers and warehouse workers to clerical staff and organizers, women have been at the forefront of the labour movement and have fought tirelessly for fair wages, safer working conditions, respect on the job, and equity.

We recognize the challenges that women face in male-dominated industries. Our union stands in solidarity with all women who are fighting for fairness. We must continue to advocate for policies that promote gender equity and inclusion in the workplace, and we must continue to support and uplift our sisters in the labour movement.

To all the women in the Teamsters union and beyond, we thank you for your courage, resilience, and unwavering commitment to justice. We stand with you today and every day, and we will continue to fight alongside you until we achieve true equality for all.

François Laporte
President of Teamsters Canada
Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters