Québec

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

Montreal West Island School Bus Workers on Strike

Barring a surprise agreement, workers at school bus company Autobus Lucien Bissonnette will go on strike at 6 a.m. this morning. Last-ditch bargaining sessions and management offers to the 50 employees at the company were not enough to break the deadlock at the negotiations table.

Brutal closure at Autobus La Prairie

School bus company Autobus La Prairie is cruelly closing its doors following what appear to be intimidation tactics against its employees, who belong to Teamsters Local Union 106. The company also appears to be pressuring school boards to renegotiate agreements reached with them. The result: some 29 workers will lose their job...

Teamsters Serve 72 Hours’ Strike Notice to CP

Given lack of progress at the bargaining table, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference formally served 72 hours’ notice of intent to strike to Canadian Pacific Railway (CP).
Alain de Grandpré

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...

Accident on Highway 30: Knights of the Highway to the Rescue

It was a beautiful, remarkably mild night in April. Georges Miller, 39 was sitting behind the wheel of his semi. This Teamsters Local Union 1999 member works for Robert Transport, and, since he began...

Hôtel Le Président lockout ends Wednesday

he lockout at the Hôtel Le Président in Sherbrooke will end today, Wednesday, July 27. The roughly 30 workers of Teamsters Local Union 1791 ratified the tentative agreement reached late this afternoon. Besides salary increases of 15.5% for the duration of the five-year contract, sick leave and vacations were improved.

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Dark Side of Metro’s Acquisition of Jean Coutu Pharmacies

300 workers employed at Metro’s McMahon warehouse may lose their jobs by the middle of 2018 to employees of the Varennes warehouse owned by Jean Coutu Group.

The 24-hour Factory Strike at Sandoz is Now a Lockout

The 24-hour factory strike at the Sandoz pharmaceutical factory is now a lockout. The employer turned away workers who showed up this morning for a 7-hour shift. This irresponsible pressure tactic could eventually disrupt the supply of medications to hospitals.

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.