Every Armoured Car Guard Needs a Partner, Says Teamsters Local Union 927

In New Brunswick and PEI, Teamsters Local Union 927 is fighting to make sure every armoured car guard works with a partner. This is about protecting lives, and making sure people come home safely...

Brother Ken Deptuck Wins Award from Employee Assistance Professionals

Laval - Teamsters Canada lobbyist and national advisor Brother Ken Deptuck on Monday received the Ross Von Weigand Labour Award. The award recognizes Brother Deptuk’s work in establishing employee assistance programs at Canadian Pacific and Canadian National. It also highlights his efforts to promote mental health support and awareness in the workplace.

Teamsters Respond to Federal Supply Chain Task Force Report

Recommendations on Transport Sector Vacancies on the Right Track, but Right to Strike Must be Protected

A Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day we set aside every year to honour both residential school survivors and those who never made it home. The day is especially important for their families and communities – publicly remembering this painful past and its ongoing effects is key to healing.

A Message from our Indigenous Persons Liaison

My name is Ernest Bishop. I am Six Nations Upper Mohawk. I also carry the title of Indigenous Persons Liaison for my great union, Teamsters Canada. I would like to take this opportunity to speak on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Teamsters at Simard Westlink Win New Contract, End Seven-Day Strike

Earlier this month, close to 100 members of Teamsters Local Union 31 employed at Simard Westlink ratified a new 5-year collective agreement, ending their seven-day strike...

Spectacular wage increase for GD Paquette drivers!

The Teamsters Union has negotiated an historic and spectacular wage increase – over 33% in the first year of a new collective agreement – for the drivers of the GD Paquette school bus company!

Unifirst Workers in Langley Win 15% Raise, End Strike

Workers at Unifirst Canada in Langley, BC, voted 93% earlier this week to end their four-week strike and ratify a new three-year contract. Workers secured an inflation-beating 10% raise in the first year, a 2% raise in the second, and a 3% raise in the third. Drivers at the company also secured bonuses. 

François Laporte Appoints Mariam Abou-Dib As New Executive Director

I am happy to announce that I have appointed Sister Mariam Abou-Dib as Executive Director of Teamsters Canada. This appointment is in line with the reorganization of Teamsters Canada’s administrative services, which aims to maximize the use of our resources and our employees’ expertise to ensure that all matters requiring action from the national office are covered. This change is effective as of today.

Are Workers Really Making Inflation Worse?

By Francois Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada Today is Labour Day, and I would like to take a moment to address those who wrongly believe that unions, union members and workers in general contribute to...