Québec

Browse Teamsters Canada news in Québec and about Joint Council 91 and Local Unions 91, 41M, 106, 555M. 1791 and 1999 here.

Teamsters Quebec generous despite the pandemic

Brothers François Laporte and Éric Laramée, respectively President of Teamsters Canada and Secretary-Treasurer of Local Union 1999, presented on behalf of Local Unions 106, 931, 555M, 1791, 1999, as well as Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference - Maintenance of Way Employees Division, a cheque for $60,000 to Fondation Papillon.

Sleeman-Unibroue launches its canning line

While the official launch celebration for the canning line at Unibroue's Chambly plant did not take place as planned because of the pandemic, the Teamsters are proud to report that the line is already operating at full capacity.

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.

Intercity Bus Drivers Need Better Protection

The Teamsters Union is concerned about the safety of intercity bus drivers. This follows the assault of a member of Teamsters Local Union 106 who was punched in the face by a rider who did not want to wear the mask.
Lionel Dorais, right, at the Teamsters Canada Convention in the '90s.

Passing of Lionel Dorais

I was saddened to learn today that Brother Lionel Dorais, President of Local Union 1999 from 2000 to 2004, has passed away. He was 81 years old.

New collective agreement at Demix

The 15 or so workers at the Demix quarry in St-Jacques-le-Mineur ratified a new collective agreementyesterday after several weeks of negotiations.

New employment contract at Jay Plastic Products

Workers at Jay Plastic Products, whose plant is located in Montreal, ratified a new collective agreementwith their employer on July 10.
Piquets de grève Demix Agrégats Juillet 2020

Workers at Demix Aggregates on Strike

The 15 or so workers at the plant voted 100% in favour of strike action on June 22 after voting unanimously to reject the employer’s latest offers, which they considered insulting...

Teamsters remember Lac-Mégantic

Seven years ago today, a terrible tragedy occurred in Lac-Mégantic. A train with 72 tank cars carrying 7.7 million litres of oil derailed and destroyed the downtown core of this small town in the Eastern Townships, killing 47 people.

New Collective Agreement for Remtec workers in Chambly

On July 1, Remtec workers in Chambly ratified a new employment contract with their employer.