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Teamster Leaders in U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte applaud the decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to fix the NAFTA cross-border trucking provision.

Accident on Highway 30: Knights of the Highway to the Rescue

It was a beautiful, remarkably mild night in April. Georges Miller, 39 was sitting behind the wheel of his semi. This Teamsters Local Union 1999 member works for Robert Transport, and, since he began...

Teamsters Canada Mourns Loss of Two American UPS Drivers

The drivers’ names were Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner. They had been working at company for 28 and 5 years respectively. Both were members of Teamsters Local Union 776.

TST Overland Workers in Ontario Ratify 4-Year Agreement, Averting Strike

Toronto, June 24, 2019 – Approximately 400 truck drivers and dock workers employed by TST Overland in Ontario voted 83% this weekend to ratify a new 4-year collective agreement. This comes after they had...

Happy National Trucking Week!

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the contribution of truck drivers to the well-being of all Canadians has been, more than ever, invaluable. Without them, the economy would have almost completely ceased to function and chaos would have quickly taken hold in our cities and countryside.

Cabotage Rules Protect Jobs on Both Sides of the Border

Laval, QC, July 10, 2019 – Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer’s promise to review cabotage rules between Canada and the United States has prompted North America’s largest trucking union, the Teamsters, to raise important...

R&B Trucking’s workers join the Teamsters Union

R&B Trucking’s 66 workers have chosen to join Teamsters Local Union 31, which will represent the following trades: warehousemen, drivers, owner-operators, dispatchers and office workers and clerks.

ELD Mandate Set in Stone: Minister Garneau, Teamsters Canada and Canadian Trucking Alliance

With less than a year to go for the implementation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau is once again displaying leadership on road safety by reminding the trucking industry and the Canadian public that the much needed regulation is well on its way to being delivered.

Trucking Community Makes Tax Asks

Teamsters Canada has joined a coalition of trucking industry groups to ask Ottawa to provide fiscal support to drivers and trucking companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Major Victory for Injured Truck Drivers

Teamsters Local Union 31 recently won an important victory for injured workers, especially truck drivers.