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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.

Better service contracts at Robert Transport

Montréal, June 25, 2019 — For class 1 and class 2 drivers, as well as other members of Teamsters Local Union 106 at Robert Transport, service contracts have been substantially improved. While widescale bargaining is...

Driver Inc, a Tax Avoidance and Labour Abuse Scam, Throws Canada’s Trucking Sector into...

The Driver Inc scam in Canada’s trucking industry is now a crisis hurting drivers, legitimate businesses, and costing the government billions in lost tax revenue.

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.

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...

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)

Teamsters Increase Strength on the Ports of Metro Vancouver

Teamsters Local Union 31 has organized Seaville Transport Logistics Ltd. workers.

Teamsters say no to restricting trucking hours in Montreal

Yesterday, the TVA network reported that Mayor Coderre was reconsidering the place of trucks and wanted to shorten delivery hours on the island of Montreal.

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. 

Local Union 31 Port and Rail Drivers at Simard Westlink Ratify First Collective Agreement

Port and rail company drivers and owner operators employed at Simard Westlink ratified their first collective agreement at the Teamsters Local Union 31 Head Office on Annacis Island.