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.
A conductor working for Canadian National (CN) died yesterday afternoon at the Pointe-Saint-Charles rail yard in Montréal.
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.
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.