Severe labour shortage of school bus drivers expected in the Outaouais this Fall

After several weeks on strike and faced with the indifference of the provincial government and the stubborn stance of publicly funded private school bus companies, more and more exhausted bus drivers from Autobus Campeau and Sogesco are considering career changes.

Canadian Pacific Guilty of Contempt of Court in Sweeping Decision on Excessive Hours

Judge finds that CP intentionally ignored court order to stop overworking train crews. Crew fatigue is a major safety hazard in the rail industry...
From left to right: Local Union 879 President John McCann, Secretary Treasurer Danny Mitchell Trustee TJ Scott, Steward Charlie Polizzi, Member Mike Turk, Business Representative Lenna Phenix, Member Terry Wallace, Trustee TJ Scott

Taylor Chrysler Mechanics on Strike!

Six mechanics at Taylor Chrysler in Hamilton, Ontario, have drawn a line in the sand. Exhausted from days of unsuccessful back-and-forth bargaining and left with no other choice, they walked off the job yesterday...

End of the strike in school transportation at Autobus Rive-Sud (Sogesco) in Sainte-Julie

The 16 striking workers affiliated with the Local 106 of the Teamsters Union at Autobus Rive-Sud (Sogesco), in Sainte-Julie, have just accepted the latest employer offer at 94%, thus bringing the strike to an end.

End of the strike in school transportation at Autobus Campeau in Lachute

The 10 striking workers affiliated with Local 106 of the Teamsters Union at Autobus Campeau have just accepted the latest employer offer at 89%, thereby ending the strike.

School Bus funding: Government Must Fix Flawed System to Quickly End Strikes

We learned on Monday in an interview by Daniel Leblanc with Autobus Campeau in the Le Droit that school bussing in the Outaouais is not only less well funded than elsewhere in Quebec, but that if school bus operators were funded at the same level as elsewhere in Quebec, strikes could have likely been avoided. 

CN Workers Ratify Agreement

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is very pleased to announce the ratification of their new collective agreement affecting approximately 6,000 Locomotive Engineers, Conductors and Yard Workers employed with CN Rail in Canada.  The...

Why Freedom Mobile Workers Are Reaching Out to the Teamsters

Freedom Mobile workers from across the country have reached out to the Teamsters in the wake of the company’s recent acquisition. Amidst the uncertainty, workers are looking to protect what they have and secure...

Teamsters, Alstom, Reach Tentative Agreement for Toronto GO Trains

Toronto, May 18, 2023 – The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Alstom today reached a tentative agreement affecting over 850 workers who operate Toronto’s commuter trains. Union members will begin voting next week to ratify the agreement.

End of Strike at Agropur in Beauce

Workers represented by Teamsters Local 1999 at Agropur in Beauce, have just ratified their new collective agreement with Agropur by 61%, effectively ending the strike that began on May 8.