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Happy National Trucking Week!

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the contribution of truck drivers to the well-being of all Canadians has been, more than ever, invaluable. Without them, the economy would have almost completely ceased to function and chaos would have quickly taken hold in our cities and countryside.

Teamsters Statement on YRC in Canada

Teamster local unions will do everything in their power to enforce the collective agreement and secure the monies owed to workers. Each local union will be taking action against the company individually. 

Vaccination Will Be Mandatory for Professional Drivers Traveling to the U.S. in January 2022

The federal government will require professional drivers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to cross the border with the United States as early as January 15. The U.S. government made the same announcement recently.

Important Wage Increases at GT Express

GT Express becomes an industry leader in terms of working conditions in a context of labour shortage...

Groupe Guilbault’s Professional Drivers Significantly Improve their Working Conditions

Around 300 professional drivers of Groupe Guilbault ratified a new collective agreement last weekend. Eighty percent of theLocal 106 and 1999 members participating in union meetings in Gatineau, Boucherville, Quebec City and Chicoutimi voted to accept attractivemanagement offers.

Airport Screeners Send CLAC Packing in Grande Prairie, AB

In a three-to-one vote on Thursday, airport screeners at the Grande Prairie Airport turned down representation from the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC). The CLAC was attempting to raid the bargaining unit.

Bus drivers should be vaccinated as soon as possible!

François Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada, is reminding provincial and federal governments that intercity, urban and school bus drivers are also important workers in this pandemic.

TST Overland Workers in Ontario Ratify 4-Year Agreement, Averting Strike

Toronto, June 24, 2019 – Approximately 400 truck drivers and dock workers employed by TST Overland in Ontario voted 83% this weekend to ratify a new 4-year collective agreement. This comes after they had...

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.

Québec Trucking Association Disconnected from Reality of Most Truck Drivers

The president of the Québec Trucking Association (ACQ), Marc Cadieux, gave an interview on Patrick Lagacé’s show last week on 98.5 FM in Montréal regarding truck drivers’ wages. The Teamsters Union, which represents over 5,500 truck driver in the province of Québec, is critical of his positions and line of thinking.