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Garda Not Giving Paid Vaccination Leave to Alberta Airport Screening Officers

(Edmonton) – Garda, the company employing airport screeners at most Alberta airports, is refusing to provide its staff 3 hours paid vaccination leave. While paid vaccination leave is mandatory in Alberta, Garda can dodge...

Newrest Workers Join the Teamsters

When workers realized they were getting a bad deal, it wasn’t long before they joined Teamsters Local Union 647.
Swissport Toronto

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.

New Collective Agreement for Edmonton Airport Security Guards

Banked overtime and wage increases are some the highlights of the new collective agreement.

Swissport Workers Vote to Continue Strike at Pearson

Tonight, close to 700 baggage handlers and ground crew workers at Pearson Airport voted 98% to continue their month-long strike. The workers are members of Teamsters Local Union 419. Their responsibilities include handling baggage and cargo, towing planes, cleaning cabins, and performing flight operations tasks for over 30 airlines...

Airport Strike Over at Toronto Pearson

The 80-day strike at Pearson Airport by members of Teamsters Local Union 419 is officially over. “I would like to thank our members, mediators and the bargaining committee for their time and efforts over the past months,” said Harjinder Badial, Vice-President of Local Union 419.

Pearson Baggage Handling Company Hiring Untrained Temp Workers, Jeopardizing Safety

Baggage handling company Swissport hired close to 250 untrained temporary workers at Pearson International Airport. Teamsters Local Union 419, which represents regular baggage handling workers, is concerned that this may have compromised safety at the airport...
Teamsters Eurest Workers

Eurest workers use pressure tactics at Halifax airport

In the interest of fairness and public health, the Halifax International Airport Authority must resolve the dispute…

Servisair workers choose Teamsters

Laval, September 30, 2013 – Servisair’s some 700 employees, who work at Toronto-Pearson and Montréal-Trudeau airports, have chosen the Teamsters Union. The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) had ordered the union allegiance vote after Servisair...

Mulcair and Singh stand up for Gate Gourmet workers

The Leader of the Official Opposition Thomas Mulcair and MPP Jagmeet Singh (Bramalea-Gore-Malton) will attend a meeting organized by Teamsters Union Local 647