Approximately 80 armoured car guards at Inkas Security Group in Toronto could go on strike at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, October 30. Workers gave Teamsters Local Union 419 an 89% strike mandate last week. Safety is the biggest issue for the union, along with wages and working conditions.
When talking about the armoured car industry in public, other organizations need to show more respect for trade secrets and for the safety of workers. Too much security information is being openly discussed online...
Six years ago today, tragedy struck our sisters and brothers at G4S. While performing a routine cash service at the University of Alberta’s HUB Mall, Travis Baumgartner fatally shot three of his coworkers, Eddie Rejano, Brian Ilesic and Michelle Shegelski. A fourth, Matthew Schuman, was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to the head.
Teamsters Local Union 419 and Inkas Security Group reached a tentative agreement at 2:30 am. The company’s 80 armoured car drivers and guards in Toronto had gone on strike at midnight, but returned to work as soon as parties came to an agreement.
Wayne Garner, Assistant Director of the Armoured Cars Division of Teamsters Canada, took part in a telephone conference between the federal government and the industry representatives today to discuss safety issues in the armoured cars industry.
The robbery of G4S trucks in Longueuil and Toronto has highlighted the need for companies offering valued goods transportation to revisit certain operating procedures and decisions.
Jim Chalmers Armoured Car Director and Phil Benson met with Ministerial Staff in Ottawa at Minister Blaney's office where we continued the discussion on armoured car issues that we had started last month with...
The Teamsters Union has been working for some time on identifying and resolving the safety issues in this industry.
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