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Teamster Leaders in U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte applaud the decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to fix the NAFTA cross-border trucking provision.

YRC Reimer Workers Join Local Union 879

In Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, a team of border ambassadors at YRC Reimer has successfully organized their workplace and joined Teamsters Local Union 879.

Teamsters want to meet with Téo taxi management

Reports that Téo taxi will be seeking bankruptcy protection has raised concerns and worries among drivers at the company, who are members of Teamsters Local Union 1999.

New work contract at Transport Guilbault

A new collective agreement was ratified by the workers of Transport Guilbault Long Distance on May 15. These professional drivers, affiliated with Teamsters Local Union 1999, obtain wage increases ranging from $7,000 to $12,000 for the duration of the contract.

Teamsters Want Tripartite Trade Agreement

The following is a statement from Teamsters Canada President François Laporte on the bilateral agreement-in-principle between the United States and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Historic labour contract at Midland Transport Inc.

Montreal, July 5, 2019 — Once again, the Teamsters have shown leadership benefitting men and women workers in the transportation industry. The Union has successfully concluded bargaining for an enhanced collective agreement that is...

A Major Victory for Injured Truck Drivers

Teamsters Local Union 31 recently won an important victory for injured workers, especially truck drivers.

The Teamsters Welcome the Federal Government’s $4 Billion Bonus

Low-income workers considered essential in the fight against COVID-19 will see their wages increased as a result of a $4 billion federal-provincial agreement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed today.

Teamsters, Local 31, Canadian Springs, and Van-Kam Freightways Supply Bottled Water to Evacuees and...

BC Firefighters, Firefighters worldwide, and the Canadian Armed Forces are battling to extinguish wildfires in British Columbia that are causing mass devastation. To support the courageous people protecting our province, the Teamsters, Local Union...

What would our lives be like if there were no truck drivers?

Right from the start of the coronavirus outbreak, there have been waves of accolades for nurses, personal care workers, cashiers, and workers in other trades – and rightly so. One blind spot in our collective view of the situation, though, has been the necessary but unnoticed contribution, every day, by men and women truck drivers.