MLSE members hit it out of the park with two new strong contracts

Teamsters 847 Members of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) ratified two important new contracts on December 2 and 3 with significant salary, scheduling and health and benefits improvements.

Ten Paid Sick Days for Federally Regulated Workers

Today marks a significant victory for a large portion of our membership. New federal labour policy is coming into force, granting workers a major new paid sick day benefit. It’s something unions have been fighting for since the pandemic. 

Passing of Brother Léo Laliberté

On behalf of the 125,000 Canadian members of the Teamsters Union, I would like to express our most sincere condolences to Brother Laliberté's family and colleagues....

Teamsters Canada strongly supports the direction taken in the Fall Economic Statement 2022

Teamsters Canada is very pleased with the measures announced today in the government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement 2022, which provide a better quality of life and protection for workers and their families, on one hand, while acknowledging workers’ contributions to a robust economy on the other.

Teamsters letter to Ontario Education Minister Lecce: We stand with CUPE

Upon hearing of your intent to invoke the notwithstanding clause to quash a labour dispute with this province’s education workers, I felt compelled to write to you and advise of the significant ramifications of such actions on all the province’s labour unions fundamental right to negotiate on behalf of our hard-working members...

NB and PEI Armoured Car Guards End Strike, Win Big Safety Improvements

October 25, 2022 – Armoured car guards employed by Garda in New Brunswick and Price Edward Island have ended their strike. Their union, Teamsters Local Union 927, secured a new three-year agreement ensuring that armoured cars will be adequately crewed moving forward. Adjustments to the crewing model must now also be voted on by guards...

Teamsters Welcome Plan to Implement Federal Anti-Scab Legislation

coming the federal government’s plan, announced today, to implement anti-scab legislation in the federally regulated private sector. The move would level the playing field for truck drivers, couriers, railroaders, airport workers and others to negotiate better wages and working conditions.

Every Armoured Car Guard Needs a Partner, Says Teamsters Local Union 927

In New Brunswick and PEI, Teamsters Local Union 927 is fighting to make sure every armoured car guard works with a partner. This is about protecting lives, and making sure people come home safely...

Brother Ken Deptuck Wins Award from Employee Assistance Professionals

Laval - Teamsters Canada lobbyist and national advisor Brother Ken Deptuck on Monday received the Ross Von Weigand Labour Award. The award recognizes Brother Deptuk’s work in establishing employee assistance programs at Canadian Pacific and Canadian National. It also highlights his efforts to promote mental health support and awareness in the workplace.

World Day for Decent Work

The theme of this year’s World Day for Decent Work, October 7, is wage justice.