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Teamsters, Labour Allies Propose a Pro-worker Path Forward for NAFTA

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte, speaking at a North American labour summit sponsored by the AFL-CIO, agreed that workers’ rights must be front-and-center in the minds of those participating in the fourth round of renegotiations of NAFTA.

K-BRO Disrespects Workers

K-BRO workers represented by Teamsters Local Union 847 have been locked out. The fourteen truckers who deliver laundry and linen to many Toronto hospitals could lose their jobs to non-union companies. The employer wants to add an outsourcing clause to the collective agreement, allowing them to ultimately eliminate every good, union job at their Toronto facility.