Armoured car industry: Teamsters, Ministerial Advisors meet in Ottawa

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 screening of the workers in the armoured car industry must be reviewed

Laval, November 7, 2013 — Teamsters Canada’s lobbyist, Phil Benson, has met with Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, at the Conservative Party Convention in Calgary. They discussed the tragic death of...

Teamsters at Garda Ratify New Collective Agreement

Workers of GardaWorld Cash Services affiliated with the Teamsters Union ratified a new collective agreement yesterday. Over 90% of the members who participated to the vote were in favour of the employer’s proposal. Truck safety was the main issue in these negotiations...

Armed robbery at Fairview Shopping Centre: The Teamsters Union is already on it

The Teamsters Union has been working for some time on identifying and resolving the safety issues in this industry.

We Will Never Forget

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.

G4S workers accept four-year contract

Hamilton, June 6, 2013 – G4S workers in Ontario ratified a new labour agreement on May 29. The roughly 500 workers represented by Teamsters Union Locals 419 and 879 voted overwhelmingly (90%) in favour...

Teamsters Ensure the Safety of Armoured Car Crews and the Public

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.

Teamsters, Garda: Tentative Agreement Ratified

The workers of GardaWorld Cash Services affiliated with the Teamsters Union ratified a new collective agreement on June 4th.

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...

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...