Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

Letter from the President of Teamsters Canada to AMI Members

Dear brothers and sisters, Teamsters have always been an ally of workers in the construction industry. This is why I am writing to you today. The strike mandate that you have given your union...

Sale of Rona to Lowe’s is Raising Concerns

Managers at Lowe's need to know that we'll be very vigilant regarding the 2,000 Teamster jobs at Rona, warns Serge Bérubé.

Strike at Monastère d’Aylmer Retirement Home

Montréal, September 29, 2019 — Workers at the Monastère d’Aylmer seniors’ home are poised to strike tomorrow morning, September 30, at 10:00 a.m. Salaries are one of the many points of contention. Despite days of bargaining and conciliation efforts...

Canadian Women Take Teamsters Women’s Conference by Storm!

The goal of this conference is to mobilize and train 1,200 women union members from Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico.

Teamsters Local Union 987 announces strike at Coca-Cola Calgary plant

Teamsters Local Union 987 members, employed as essential workers, are seeking job security and protection from unnecessary third-party outsourcing; product disruptions anticipated CALGARY – March 15, 2021 – Some 268 workers at the Coca-Cola Refreshments Calgary...

Teamsters Respond to Proposed New Actions to Improve Rail Safety Based on Report into...

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference provides a response to new measures announced by the Minister of Transport to improve rail safety Laval, July 26, 2022 – Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has reviewed the response from...

Track Maintenance is Crucial to Ensuring the Safety of Canadians

I was left dumbstruck when CP announced it was laying off 260 maintenance of way employees across the country. These workers inspect, maintain and change tracks that are damaged by weather, the passage of...

Inkas Armoured Car Guards Threaten Strike Action

Approximately 80 armoured car guards at Inkas Security Group in Toronto could go on strike at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, October 30. Workers gave Teamsters Local Union 419 an 89% strike mandate last week. Safety is the biggest issue for the union, along with wages and working conditions.

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...

Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With CP, Ending Strike

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Pacific (CP) to renew the collective agreement for over 3000 conductors and locomotive engineers, ending a strike which began at 2200 ET yesterday. At the same time, the parties have reached a tentative agreement for the Kootenay Valley Railway (KVR).