Teamsters Want Dairy Workers Compensated in Upcoming Federal Budget

Teamsters are calling for dairy workers to be compensated in the upcoming federal budget for losses from recent trade agreements. The union represents 5,000 dairy workers in Canada in the dairy processing sector and in bulk milk and dairy product transportation.

Why has the Federal Governement reduced the corporate tax rate?

Why has the Federal Governement reduced the corporate tax rate by one percent, thereby depriving itself of $2 billion annually and has cut the accessibility to E.I.? To find out, contact your local MP.

Alstom Transport Workers in Brampton, ON Join Teamsters

Approximately 60 workers at the Alstom Canada plant in Brampton, ON, have officially joined the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED). Workers at the plant manufacture passenger trains for commuter transit.

Two Hundred Workers at Ecco Heating Vote to Join Teamsters

Earlier this month, close to 200 workers in Calgary voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local Union 362. They are employed at Ecco Heating Products, which manufactures sheet metal for heating and HVAC systems. Welcome to the Teamster family!

New Collective Agreement for Edmonton Airport Security Guards

Banked overtime and wage increases are some the highlights of the new collective agreement.

Teamsters support decision to create national truck driver training standards

An annual meeting of transport ministers ended earlier this week in Montréal on a joint proposal to implement a basic national training standard for truck drivers by 2020. The Teamsters Union supports the move as it stands to improve road safety.

Brother Lacoste Appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Québec

Laval, QC, June 27, 2019 — Brother Stéphane Lacoste, General Counsel at Teamsters Canada since 2004 and former lawyer for Teamsters Local Union 106, has been appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of...

Teamsters Welcome New Labour Minister

The Teamsters Union, which represents over 115,000 workers across the country, is congratulating Patricia Hajdu on her appointment as minister of Labour. Ms. Hajdu is taking over from MaryAnn Mihychuk. “We’re hoping to meet with Ms. Hajdu as soon as possible in order to continue the constructive dialogue we established with the outgoing minister,” explained Francois Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada.

Pearson Baggage Handling Company Hiring Untrained Temp Workers, Jeopardizing Safety

Baggage handling company Swissport hired close to 250 untrained temporary workers at Pearson International Airport. Teamsters Local Union 419, which represents regular baggage handling workers, is concerned that this may have compromised safety at the airport...

Mario Ayala honoured by Héritage hispanique Québec

The organization Héritage hispanique Québec presented the Quebec Hispanic Pride Award to Brother Mario Ayala, union representative of Teamsters Local Union 106 and director of the Clothing Division at Peerless.