Work Stoppage at Canadian Pacific is Over

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Canadian Pacific (CP) have agreed to final and binding arbitration. In such a process, both parties agree to accept the arbitrator's decision as final.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Message from the President

The official theme for this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, ‘Voices for action against racism’, speaks to the essence of the rights and respect we fight to uphold as union members.

Furious Molson union members vote for strike action

Furious, the 320 or so workers present at the meeting voted 99% against the latest employer offers and 99% in favour of giving a strike mandate to their union, Teamsters Local Union 1999.

Work Stoppage at Canadian Pacific

Despite the best efforts of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) Negotiating Committee, there will be a lockout tonight at Canadian Pacific (CP). A lockout is a work stoppage initiated by company management during a labour dispute. Unlike a strike, in which employees refuse to work, a lockout is initiated by the employer.

Update on Canadian Pacific Bargaining

With less than 36 hours to go before the deadline decreed by Canadian Pacific (CP), the Teamsters Union is providing an update on negotiations. 

Saskatchewan Premier scorns rail workers

Scott Moe called on Ottawa to intervene in the event of a strike at Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), which he said would be "catastrophic" for Saskatchewan. He has launched a petition asking the government to pass back-to-work legislation if workers walk out.

Significant Wage Increases at Kingsway Vrac

Teamsters Local Unions 1999 and 106 have negotiated a letter of agreement to improve the wages set in the current collective agreement for the 200 drivers who work at Kingsway Vrac.

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Provided Notice of Lockout by Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Pacific (CP) have served the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) with notice of lockout. In the event there is not a negotiated settlement between the parties, CP will lockout the Union on March 20, 2022 at 0001 a.m. 

Letter from the President of Teamsters Canada on the second National Day of Observance...

On March 11, 2019, COVID-19 was officially declared a global pandemic. 24 months have passed, and we are not yet able to take full stock of its impact. That endeavour will take many more years. To date, more than 37,000 Canadians have passed away from the virus, including some of our members, relatives, grandparents, and friends. To all the families who have lost a loved one, we offer our condolences and our support. 

Letter from the President of Teamsters Canada on the occasion of International Women’s Day

This year, International Women’s Day feels timely, as a sense of normalcy finally starts pervading our daily lives. Without a doubt, one of the main reasons we can all breathe just a little bit easier is due to the significant role that women played throughout the pandemic.