CAA’s Social Responsibility Begins With How It Treats Its Workers

Some 18 workers from CAA stores in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and London have been on strike since October 29.

Teamsters are closely monitoring the state of emergency in BC

Brother Stan Hennessy, Joint Council 36 President and International Vice President and I continue to monitor the situation closely. My thoughts, and those of all our members, officers and business agents across the country, are with you all.

ALRB Does Not Order Vote at Amazon

The Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) has reviewed the application for certification filed by Local Union 987 of the Teamsters Union concerning the Amazon workers at the YYC1 fulfillment centre in Calgary and has decided that there will be no vote.

Strike at Beachcomber Hot Tubs Ends with Best Contract in History

After nine hard weeks on the picket line, our Sisters and Brothers at Beachcomber Hot Tubs ratified their best contract in history by 93% in favour...
Teamsters Canada President, François Laporte, with the workers of Autobus Rive-Sud Division Sainte-Julie

The Strike Ends at Autobus Rive-Sud Division Sainte-Julie

The workers of Autobus Rive-Sud, Division Sainte-Julie, has reached a tentative agreement with their employer last Monday. These school bus drivers are affiliated with Teamsters Local Union 106.

Nestle Ice Cream Factory Begins 41.3 Million Dollar Expansion

Nestle ice cream factory hosted its groundbreaking day for the new expansion to the current plant in London, Ontario.

First Contract at Vesuvius Canada

Workers at Vesuvius Canada, on strike since November 1, have secured their first Teamster contract. Ninety per cent of the members of Local 879 ratified the new contract this weekend.

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.

Purolator Negotiation Update # 2

Your Teamsters bargaining committee just finished the second week, October 25th through the 29th, of negotiations with your employer in Toronto.

Teamsters Canada Welcome the Pandemic Support Program for Workers

The Teamsters welcome the federal government's announcement that it is adjusting the pandemic support programs for workers. During the press conference with Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland, we learned that the program will be extended to workers who are still suffering the full impact of the pandemic, particularly in the hotel and restaurant sector.