Québec

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

Teamsters, IBEW to Postpone Strike at CP

The Minister of Labour, on the advice of federal mediators, has agreed to Canadian Pacific’s request to order a vote on a final offer to renew their collective agreements with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and the IBEW System Council No. 11. Both unions strongly recommend that their members reject the company offers.
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Teamsters, Swissport, Reach Tentative Agreement

Teamsters Local Union 419 and Swissport reached a tentative agreement during the night of Tuesday, October 10. The agreement must now be ratified by members at union meeting on Sunday, October 15.

Possible School Bus Strike in Québec’s Eastern Townships

About thirty school bus drivers employed by Autobus DL voted by a margin of 91% to authorize a strike. The work stoppage will occur at a time deemed appropriate by their union, Teamsters Local Union 106. Wages are the main sticking point...

In Quebec, Camo-route wants at least 10% of all truck drivers to be women

This morning, Camo-route launched its “Women Drivers: Objective 10%” campaign to increase number of women drivers in the trucking in Quebec’s trucking industry.

Dicom Workers in Drummondville Join the Teamsters

Owner operators of the Dicom courier company in Drummondville have joined the ranks of the Teamsters Union.

Teamsters Support Nationalization of Trans Mountain

Teamsters Canada is supporting the federal government in its swift action to ensure the construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX). The pipeline is critically important to the Canadian economy and Teamster members.

Workers at Sandoz Begin 24-hour Strike

Workers at the Sandoz Factory in Boucherville begun a 24-hour strike at 7 am this morning. Progress made by workers over the past few years, pensions, and wages are at the core of the labour dispute. These 267 workers are affiliated with Teamsters Canada Local Union 1999 voted 91% in favour of a strike on May 14th

Passing of Brother Hervé Trudel

Sisters, Brothers, Friends, I was saddened to learn that Brother Hervé Trudel passed away earlier today. He was 85 years old.   Brother Trudel spent more than 40 years of his life as a member of...

Teamsters oppose random testing in the trucking industry

Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio said he believes that truck drivers should be required to undergo random testing for cannabis. The Teamsters Union opposes this possible measure not only because it would violate workers’ right to privacy, but also, because a positive test result does not necessarily prove that the person is intoxicated.

Teamsters Canada Finds Trudeau Budget Lacking

The compensation package for the dairy industry contains nothing for dairy workers at risk of losing their jobs. Moreover, the government is lacking ambition on issues like pharmacare and retraining...