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Teamsters Denounce False Reports of Work Stoppage by Union Drivers in Puerto Rico

Stories Fabricated and Spread by Biased Online Sources to Further Anti-Union Agenda. The Teamsters Union denounces reports from online, anti-union sources that stated Teamster truck drivers in Puerto Rico have refused to move supplies from the port as part of an effort to leverage wage increases from the government. These reports are false and have no basis in fact.

Mandatory Episode 2: Stigma

Imagine you had a minor accident and you break your ankle. You go to a doctor, you are given medical assistance, crutches and a cast. While life is a little more difficult, you know...

Accueil Bonneau and the People We Don’t Want to See

I was waiting for three Teamsters brothers on De La Commune Street in Old Montréal and watching the comings and goings around me: angry drivers stuck in a small traffic jam, w going about their day-to-day business, and a freight train chugging along slowly on the other side of the street, by the Old Port. The sky was grey and the clouds were low. Even though it was May, it felt more like fall...

Teamsters Welcome New Deal on CPP

The Teamsters Union, which represents 120,000 members across the country, welcomes the news of a breakthrough agreement to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The new agreement is the first significant increase in CPP...
Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

A Letter From François Laporte

A year ago, I had the honour of being elected President of Teamsters Canada. I know that you work hard for a living, and that you deserve a union that works just as hard for you. That's why I’d like to update you on some of the recent progress we've made.

Mandatory Episode 1: Role of the Government

The numbers don’t lie – Canada is facing a mental health crisis and it is affecting every aspect our society, including our workplaces and our youth. http://youtu.be/7_uSzyEtqBk This is troubling, as young people represent our future...

Statement On The Shooting At The Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre

The recent shooting at the Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre has profoundly shaken us. The hatred behind this attack is plainly and clearly a hatred of the diversity that is the strength of our...

Five Little Ways To Help Build Up Canada

Building and maintaining strong communities in the modern world may seem difficult, as we are all increasingly immersed in our own lives, families and technologies. There are many ways to positively impact your community.

Mandatory: The Final Episode

When you make enough noise, they have to listen – and Canada, you’ve made a lot of noise! We are coming to the end of our Make It Mandatory mental health video campaign, an initiative...

A Big Step Forward for Aramark Workers in Edmonton

Thanks to Teamsters, workers at Aramark were able to clearly make themselves heard at the negotiating table.