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)
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.
Teamsters Statement on Trudeau Budget
Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program. However, the government should increase infrastructure investments in coming budgets, and do more to help Canadians through the coming wave of automation and technological changes.
Dark Side of Metro’s Acquisition of Jean Coutu Pharmacies
300 workers employed at Metro’s McMahon warehouse may lose their jobs by the middle of 2018 to employees of the Varennes warehouse owned by Jean Coutu Group.
Reopening of Norbord Plant in Val-d’Or in Jeopardy
According to information obtained by the Teamsters Union, the re-opening of the Norbord plant in Val-d'Or is in jeopardy as the result of a decision made by Québec’s Ministry of Forests.
USF Reddaway Inc. Workers Join the Teamsters for Respect at the Workplace
Building up British Columbia starts with getting better working conditions, including pensions, health benefits and higher wage.