A Day of Mourning Like No Other

Sisters, brothers, This year, the National Day of Mourning takes on a special meaning. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused countless work-related death across the country. In some cases, the killer was the virus. In others,...

Ontario Teamsters Call for Paid Sick Time for all Essential Workers

Craig McInnes, the president of Ontario Joint Council 52, has written to Doug Ford urging him to implement paid sick leave for all essential workers. See his letter below.  Download Dear Mr. Ford,Premier of OntarioLegislative BuildingQueen's...
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Teamsters Canada Pleased with Direction of Federal Budget

Laval, QC, April 19, 2021 – The national president of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte, made the following comments regarding today’s federal budget: “I am relieved that Ottawa continues to support workers and reject the...

Teamsters Local Union 987 reaches new collective agreement with Coca-Cola

Teamsters Local Union 987 successfully reaches deal with the company. The membership voted 73 per cent in favour of the new agreement.

Sign the Petitions for Justice on the Railroad

The first petition aims to free Transportation Safety Board (TSB) investigators to speak out in the name of justice and accountability for railway tragedies.

24-hour walkout at Veolia Industrial Cleaning

The 270 workers of Veolia Industrial Cleaning will begin a day of study tomorrow morning (Monday, March 22) at 5:00 a.m. Picket lines will be set up at the plant and will be set up for 24 hours in front of all the company's places of business in Quebec, including on 1705 3rd Avenue in Pointe-aux-Trembles, where the Teamsters Union spokesperson will be available for interviews at 6:00.

Teamsters Local Union 987 announces strike at Coca-Cola Calgary plant

Teamsters Local Union 987 members, employed as essential workers, are seeking job security and protection from unnecessary third-party outsourcing; product disruptions anticipated CALGARY – March 15, 2021 – Some 268 workers at the Coca-Cola Refreshments Calgary...

National Day of Observance in memory of the victims of COVID-19

This Thursday, March 11 will be the National Day of Remembrance (Québec) in memory of the victims of COVID-19. This sad anniversary is an opportunity to remember all those who died during the pandemic.

Did employer negligence kill a worker at a Laval retirement home?

A floor in poor condition at a Résidence Soleil retirement home in Laval, QC caused a food aid to fall. The woman, a member of Teamsters Local Union 106, found herself on the floor, her face bloodied, and was rushed to the hospital.

Let’s listen to women

Each year, International Women's Day aims to recognize and celebrate women's achievements at the social and cultural as well as the political and economic levels. While celebrating women's progress towards equality and equity around the world, the day also serves to remind us that there are still struggles ahead.