CREATE Report: Teamsters Favour Bottle Deposit Fee
The Teamsters Union represents thousands of workers at Sleeman, Labatt, and Molson whose livelihoods could be affected by the conclusion of this report.
UPS Canada Negotiations Update #8 (voting details)
This update is to inform you on the process and timeline for the vote on the employer’s final offer. It is imperative that you cast your ballot.
4 Ways to Commemorate the National Day of Mourning
On Friday we’ll commemorate the National Day of Mourning. Held annually in Canada on April 28, it’s an occasion to pay tribute to those who died or who were injured on the job. It’s...
Québec: Tens of Thousands of Students Could be Without School Bus Service This Fall
Contracts that have not been signed between transporters and school boards means that services could be unavailable on dozens, even hundreds of school bus routes across Quebec...
Tablet Computers Are Putting Demix Drivers’ Lives at Risk
Teamsters will meet this month with managers at cement company Demix to demand that the “Optimizer” tablet computers that were installed on board its trucks be deactivated. The tabs are being used to send and receive messages while the vehicle is moving.
Notice concerning the election of the President of Teamsters Canada
An election by secret ballot is being conducted among the eligible voters of Teamsters Canada to fill the Office of President of Teamsters Canada and International Vice-President.
Teamsters, CN have reached a tentative agreement
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is pleased to announce that a tentative 3 year agreement has been reached with Canadian National (CN).
Ontario Northland Transportation Commission Motor Coach Operators and Dispatchers are on strike
The Motor Coach Operators and Dispatchers of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) are currently on strike in Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins. Douglas Finnson, Vice-president of Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents the 50...
MEDIA ADVISORY – Press conference of the Teamsters Union about the strike at Canadian...
The Teamsters Union will meet the press at 12:30 today at the Press Gallery in the Parliament building. Doug Finnson, Vice-President of Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and chief negotiator, as well as Benoit Brunet, negotiator, will be available to answer questions from the media about the strike at Canadian Pacific and the back-to-work legislation.
Teamsters Satisfied with Measures Proposed by Minister Garneau
The Teamsters Union is satisfied with the measures proposed by Minister Marc Garneau, namely with respect to the environment and infrastructure. However, the Strategic Plan for the Future of Transportation in Canada does not directly meet the specific challenges facing rail transport workers and truckers, and the Teamsters will therefore be impatiently awaiting the detailed announcements in the coming months.