Minister Blackburn Announces New Regulations to Prevent Workplace Violence

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - The Honourable **>Jean-PierreBlackburn<**, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agencyof Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced the coming into force ofnew regulations...

Anti-Scab Campaign

A few weeks from now, our Members of Parliament will vote on changes to the Canada Labour Code that, if adopted, would put an end to the use of scabs during labour disputes. Working...

Day of Mourning Message from President François Laporte

Every day we get up and expect to go to work and come home to our families and loved ones. Indeed, coming home safe and sound is both a routine and a right that all workers have. Sadly, we know that things aren’t always so simple.

Natasha Gray – Women’s spike driving champion at CP

       Brothers and Sisters, On September 18 2011, Canadian Pacific held their annual spike driving competition in Minnesota. Our local lodge 211 in Southern Ontario was represented at this competition by Natasha Gray in the Women’s...

Servisair workers choose Teamsters

Laval, September 30, 2013 – Servisair’s some 700 employees, who work at Toronto-Pearson and Montréal-Trudeau airports, have chosen the Teamsters Union. The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) had ordered the union allegiance vote after Servisair...

Anti-Scab Bill defeated by Ottawa

The President of the Canadian Labour Congress expressed deep disappointment at the defeat of Bill C-328 in the House of Commons on Wednesday night. Bill C-328 was a Private Members Bill introduced by...

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.

Teamsters Canada, UPS Reach Tentative Agreement

The 7000 workers at UPS affiliated with Teamsters Canada will be asked to vote on the tentative agreement.
New Aerocar Service Teamsters at a union meeting with Local Union 31 Director of Organizing Ben Hennessy and Business Rep. Caley Fieldhouse

Local Union 31 Limousine Drivers at Aerocar Service Ratify First Collective Agreement

Sixty-five Vancouver International Airport based limousine Drivers employed at Aerocar Service Ltd., Highend Limousine Ltd., 0935143 B.C. Ltd, and 632,226 B.C. Ltd. voted unanimously in favor of ratifying their first collective agreement.

Update # 5 – Purolator Negotiations

Negotiations have been scheduled to resume March 21st through March 25th, and will be attended by the mediator from the Federal mediation and conciliation services (FMCS).