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...

Hotline News for Air Canada Jazz flight attendants – Update for October 17

We have filed a grievance with the Company regarding the Company Nurses. The grievance is now at Step 3 of the process and we will advise of the outcome once it’s resolved. I would...

Hoffa pledges Teamster support in rebuilding devastated Gulf region

Disaster Relief Fund Provides Relief To Teamsters Affected By Hurricane Katrina (Gulfport, Mississippi) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa pledged continued Teamster support and assistance today to members whose homes, jobs and lives...

Notice to Air Canada Jazz Flight Attendants regarding the payments of shares

Despite earlier representations to us, the Monitor to the reorganization of Air Canada and Jazz made its final distribution of shares in late June 2005 rather than March 2005 as was first expected last...

Updates about the policy regarding beards and length of hair

Following the decision dated June 27th, 2005 by Judge Baker of the Quebec superior Court, who rejected the company’s request regarding arbitrator Foisy about the beard and length of hair, the Quebec Court of...

Joint Lobbying on Parliament Hill

Teamsters Canada and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters conducted and intensive two-day lobby on Parliament Hill. Brother Mike Mathis, Government Relations IBT, and Brother Bill Black, Legislative Director Michigan Joint Council #43, joined...

JETSGO bankruptcy procedure

Following the bankruptcy of Jetsgo, we want to inform our members that they are entitled to claim from the bankruptcy the money owed as severance pay and notice. It is an individual and personal...

Air Canada Jazz – Profit Share Program: Update of January 13, 2005

On Tuesday January 11th Kevin Janzen along with the Teamsters business agents attended a Jazz presentation of the profit share program. In the next few weeks you will receive information outlining the details of...

Canadian labour contributes one million to tsunami relief effort

OTTAWA – In the first week following the disaster, Canadian labour has pledged more than one million dollars to help the victims of the massive tsunami that devastated large areas all around the Indian...

Update on Air Canada Jazz shares

The Canadian Council of Teamsters wishes to inform its Air Canada Jazz members that it is still awaiting the payment of shares sold to a financial institution. The issue of cheques to members has...