Québec: Tens of Thousands of Students Could be Without School Bus Service This Fall
Contracts that have not been signed between transporters and school boards means that services could be unavailable on dozens, even hundreds of school bus routes across Quebec...
Passing of Brother Alain de Grandpré
UPDATE: A service for Brother de Granpré will be held at the Coopérative funéraire du Grand Montréal located at 2000, rue Cunard, in Laval, QC, on August 13, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to...
Teamsters Continue Efforts to Improve Rail Safety
At the 13th Teamsters Canada Convention, delegates unanimously adopted a resolution to continue our efforts to improve rail safety and to fight the fatigue that afflicts workers in this industry...
Autobus Rive-Sud on strike on November 4
Between 1,500 and 2,000 students at the Centre de services scolaires des Patriotes could be deprived of school transportation if a labour dispute is called. Several elementary and high schools would be affected, including du Moulin, Des Quatre-Vents, Arc-en-Ciel, Saint-Paul, Trinity and Durocher.
Fatal Accident at CN Rail Yard in Pointe-Saint-Charles, Montréal
A conductor working for Canadian National (CN) died yesterday afternoon at the Pointe-Saint-Charles rail yard in Montréal.
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.
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.