Teamsters Canada Supports Boycott of Montreal 2017 World Police and Fire Games

Yesterday, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board unanimously approved a motion to support the boycott of the World Police and Fire Games, scheduled to take place during Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations in 2017.

Strike mandate at Demix Agrégat

Workers at the giant Demix Aggregates plant in St-Jacques-le-Mineur voted 100% in favour of a strike mandate. Their union, Teamsters Local Union 1791, will strike at the appropriate time. The workers rejected 100% of the employer's latest offers at the same union meeting held on June 22.

Statement on Cancellation of Keystone XL Project

The following is a statement from our US sisters and brothers on the cancellation of the Keystone XL project, which was currently under construction...

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.

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 Raise Over $1 Million in Support of United Way Community Work

I am honoured to grant Teamsters Canada and its members the “2017 Thanks a Million” award for raising over $1 million in support of the community work carried out by Centraide/United Way.

Molson Workers Authorize Strike Action

A labour dispute could soon break out at the Molson brewery on Notre-Dame Street in Montréal. At a union meeting this Sunday, members of Teamsters Local Union 1999 refused their employer’s offers for a second time. The workers then voted 87 % to authorize strike action.

New Molson Plant: Melançon Must Show Leadership

In the wake of breweries’ shift towards cans in recent years, and following the end of the Recyc-Québec agreement two years ago, Teamsters Local Union 1999 made representations to the previous Environment Minister, David Heurtel. Since the arrival of Minister Isabelle Melançon, we haven’t heard a peep...

Legislative Action

These meetings will happen regularly in order to gauge progress and adapt to the new sets of challenges that our 120 000 members face every day.

JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS, SATIN FLOORING LOCKS OUT 120 WORKERS

Close to 120 workers at Satin Flooring in North York, Ontario, were locked out today at 12:01 a.m. The company is attempting to cut hourly wages from $19 to $16 and to force workers to pay up to $200 more out of pocket every month for benefits…