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Teamsters Canada, UPS Reach Tentative Agreement

The 7000 workers at UPS affiliated with Teamsters Canada will be asked to vote on the tentative agreement.

Teamsters Canada Mourns Loss of Two American UPS Drivers

The drivers’ names were Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner. They had been working at company for 28 and 5 years respectively. Both were members of Teamsters Local Union 776.

Moving Forward at Purolator

Your bargaining committee is unanimously recommending a memorandum of agreement. Teamsters and Purolator reached the deal at 2:30 am on March 29 after over twelve hours of intense negotiations. Local unions are currently scheduling information meetings where details of the agreement will be made available to you...

Strike Vote at Purolator

To all Teamster members at Purolator: Despite sincerely trying to find common ground with Purolator Courier, negotiations between the Teamsters and the company hit a standstill after 6 weeks of intense bargaining. Today the Purolator Negotiations...

Purolator Offer Ratified

The Teamsters’ nationally recommended offer from Purolator was ratified by 60.3%. The new contract is now in effect.

Video: Teamster Reps Testify on New Labour Protections

Stéphane Lacoste, General Counsel for Teamsters Canada, and Phil Benson, Lobbyist for Teamsters Canada, appeared in Parliament earlier this month to testify on the proposed changes to federal labour laws...

UPS Negotiations in the United States

As a UPS Canada worker, you may be wondering about what the recent UPS ratification vote in the United States means for you.

Purolator Teamsters Vote 97.4% to Authorize Strike Action

Today we’ve sent a strong message of solidarity by voting 97.4% in favour of strike action. While the membership has authorized strike action, the bargaining committee has not set a strike deadline. The bargaining committee will determine if and when such a deadline is set. Our hope is that management will now rethink their positions on the issues that brought bargaining to a standstill...

Director’s Statement to Purolator Members

I would like to thank each Teamster member at Purolator for their support and patience during this most difficult set of negotiations. When we started in August 2016, your bargaining committee was faced with an employer that was losing market share. Some of their proposals included contracting out your work, eliminating the defined benefit pension plan...

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #3

The negotiating committee met June 22 through June 25 in Vancouver. We were able to get through all proposals with supporting arguments and settled some minor issues.