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New Molson Plant Creating Concern among Workers

Molson Coors announced this morning that it will be moving its plant to Montréal’s South Shore, close to the Saint-Hubert airport.

Mandatory Episode 5: Suicide and Addiction

The ultimate cost of being unable to get help with a mental health issue is suicide – a preventable outcome that can be devastating to friends, family and an entire community. http://youtu.be/rvnQ9mogcEY Suicide is a serious...

Celebrating the Life of Brother Joe Contardi

Brother Joe Contardi, a dedicated Teamster and lifelong member of Local Union 879, died peacefully in his sleep on the night of August 28, 2017. He was 88 years old. Joe’s life and career as...

Sale of Rona to Lowe’s is Raising Concerns

Managers at Lowe's need to know that we'll be very vigilant regarding the 2,000 Teamster jobs at Rona, warns Serge Bérubé.

Accueil Bonneau and the People We Don’t Want to See

I was waiting for three Teamsters brothers on De La Commune Street in Old Montréal and watching the comings and goings around me: angry drivers stuck in a small traffic jam, w going about their day-to-day business, and a freight train chugging along slowly on the other side of the street, by the Old Port. The sky was grey and the clouds were low. Even though it was May, it felt more like fall...

Deposit Refund: Melançon has her work cut out for her!

The Teamsters Union wants to quickly meet the new Quebec Minister of Environment, Isabelle Melançon, in order to know what her intentions are with regards to the promotion of capped brown beer bottles, which are under threat by canned beer.

Youth of Teamsters Canada Launch Mental Health Campaign

Today, we are launching a national campaign to raise awareness and to make mental health support mandatory in workplaces across Canada.

Mandatory Episode 4: Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health disorders in Canada, and yet there is still stigma that surrounds talking about them. http://youtu.be/2CEOEZyCmeY People experiencing depression suffer from feelings of hopelessness, loss of...

Teamsters Welcome New Deal on CPP

The Teamsters Union, which represents 120,000 members across the country, welcomes the news of a breakthrough agreement to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The new agreement is the first significant increase in CPP...

Teamsters Denounce False Reports of Work Stoppage by Union Drivers in Puerto Rico

Stories Fabricated and Spread by Biased Online Sources to Further Anti-Union Agenda. The Teamsters Union denounces reports from online, anti-union sources that stated Teamster truck drivers in Puerto Rico have refused to move supplies from the port as part of an effort to leverage wage increases from the government. These reports are false and have no basis in fact.