Teamsters applaud first labor complaint filing under USMCA rapid response mechanism

Filing by AFL-CIO, SEIU, SNITIS Critical Test of Labor Reforms Under USMCA (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauded the announcement of the first labor complaint filed under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Rapid Response Mechanism. The...

Teamsters Local Union 106 Truck Drivers at Groupe Guilbault Get Hourly Wage Increase

Laval, May 6, 2021 - The 160 city drivers at Groupe Guilbault obtained wage increases even before the collective agreement expired.  The employer raised the hourly rate of its professional drivers by $1.89/hour to $24/hour, effective next...

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...

Name It, Don’t Numb It

Mental Health Week is today until May 9, 2021. This year, the theme is “Name It, Don’t Numb.” I find the theme brilliant. “Heavy feelings lighten when you put them into words. When we voice our...

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.