Teamsters Women’s Conference Kicks Off in Montreal

The 2019 Teamsters Women’s Conference kicked off today in Montreal. Over 1,200 Teamsters from across North America are in town for the three-day annual event, which provides the opportunity for empowerment and education for women in our union.

Teamsters Women’s Conference Ends on a Positive Note

“BECAUSE OF ALL THE SISTERS IN THIS ROOM, THE TEAMSTERS ARE A STRONG UNION.”

Passing of Aline Lachapelle, a Pioneer of our Union

I was saddened to learn this week that Sister Aline Lachapelle, former president of Teamsters Local Union 1998, passed away. She was the first woman to become president of a Teamster local union in Canada.

Montreal is Teamsters!

And we’re off! The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference began this morning in Montreal, the French-speaking capital of North America. On this morning’s agenda: workshops on bargaining, TITAN, interpreting and enforcing a work contract, and organizing.

Nathaly Guillemette Elected VP of Québec Federation of Labour

Sister Nathaly Guillemette from Teamsters Canada has been elected vice-president – women on the executive board of the Québec Federation of Labour (QFL), a decision-making body also known as the “bureau.”

Letter from the President of Teamsters Canada on the occasion of International Women’s Day

This year, International Women’s Day feels timely, as a sense of normalcy finally starts pervading our daily lives. Without a doubt, one of the main reasons we can all breathe just a little bit easier is due to the significant role that women played throughout the pandemic.