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Gate Gourmet hi-lift truck delivers food to an Air Canada plane

Impending Strike Threatens In-Flight Meals For Travelers Departing Pearson Airport

Underpaid and overworked, over 800 workers at airline catering company Gate Gourmet have voted 98.8% in favour of strike action....

The Sleeman-Unibroue Strike Is Over

The strike at the Sleeman-Unibroue plant in Chambly is over. The agreement in principle reached between the parties last Thursday was ratified this weekend by the 80 or so workers affiliated with Teamsters Local Union 931. Management’s overtime demand, which was the main bone of contention between union members and plant management, was ultimately withdrawn...

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.

Teamsters Statement on Trudeau Budget

Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program. However, the government should increase infrastructure investments in coming budgets, and do more to help Canadians through the coming wave of automation and technological changes.

New Collective Agreement at Calgary Coca Cola Bottling Facility

Through diligent and strategic bargaining, Local Union 987 was able to reach a new collective agreement for Teamsters at the Coca Cola bottling facility in Calgary. The deal includes a 7% raise over 4...

Teamsters Launch Ad Campaign in Québec

The campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of drinking (in moderation) beer from a capped brown bottle instead of beer from a can.

Teamsters Crash Groundbreaking Ceremony at New Molson Brewery

They weren’t invited to the groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future Molson Brewery on the South Shore of Montréal, but the Teamsters Union decided to show up anyway. Éric Picotte, spokesman and union president for workers at the Molson Brewery on Notre-Dame Street, will be available for interviews. He will be accompanied by his Teamster brothers and sisters from Notre-Dame Street in Montréal.

Teamsters Local Union 987 announces strike at Coca-Cola Calgary plant

Teamsters Local Union 987 members, employed as essential workers, are seeking job security and protection from unnecessary third-party outsourcing; product disruptions anticipated CALGARY – March 15, 2021 – Some 268 workers at the Coca-Cola Refreshments Calgary...

Teamsters Local Union 987 reaches new collective agreement with Coca-Cola

Teamsters Local Union 987 successfully reaches deal with the company. The membership voted 73 per cent in favour of the new agreement.

Teamsters favourable to more deposits on refillable containers

The Québec government’s intention to collect deposits on water bottles and most containers of less than 900 millilitres in volume is well-received by the Teamsters Union, which represents thousands of Québec workers in the brewing (Molson, Labatt) and soft drink (Coke, Pepsi, Cott Cola) industries.