Teamsters Canada Denounces Trump, Fully Supports Government of Canada

Today, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board passed a resolution denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, his personal attacks against Prime Minister Trudeau and his administration’s tariffs on Canadian goods.

Autobus Rive-Sud on strike on November 4

Between 1,500 and 2,000 students at the Centre de services scolaires des Patriotes could be deprived of school transportation if a labour dispute is called. Several elementary and high schools would be affected, including du Moulin, Des Quatre-Vents, Arc-en-Ciel, Saint-Paul, Trinity and Durocher.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Won’t Work Until the Cows Come Home

The Trans-Pacific Partnership may become an election issue and harm political parties that support it.
New Aerocar Service Teamsters at a union meeting with Local Union 31 Director of Organizing Ben Hennessy and Business Rep. Caley Fieldhouse

Local Union 31 Limousine Drivers at Aerocar Service Ratify First Collective Agreement

Sixty-five Vancouver International Airport based limousine Drivers employed at Aerocar Service Ltd., Highend Limousine Ltd., 0935143 B.C. Ltd, and 632,226 B.C. Ltd. voted unanimously in favor of ratifying their first collective agreement.

Dicom Workers in Drummondville Join the Teamsters

Owner operators of the Dicom courier company in Drummondville have joined the ranks of the Teamsters Union.

Maax Workers on Strike

Tomorrow morning at 5:00 o’clock at the Maax plant, some 120 men and women workers represented by the Teamsters Union will go on strike. The main issues are wages and vacation seniority. Negotiations have been ongoing since March 2018...

Teamsters Canada Finds Trudeau Budget Lacking

The compensation package for the dairy industry contains nothing for dairy workers at risk of losing their jobs. Moreover, the government is lacking ambition on issues like pharmacare and retraining...

Statement on Cancellation of Keystone XL Project

The following is a statement from our US sisters and brothers on the cancellation of the Keystone XL project, which was currently under construction...

Ecco Heating Workers Ratify First Collective Agreement

Earlier this month, close to 250 workers at Ecco Heating in Calgary voted 96% in favour of ratifying their first collective agreement. The company manufactures sheet metal for heating and HVAC systems...

Purolator Teamsters Vote 97.4% to Authorize Strike Action

Today we’ve sent a strong message of solidarity by voting 97.4% in favour of strike action. While the membership has authorized strike action, the bargaining committee has not set a strike deadline. The bargaining committee will determine if and when such a deadline is set. Our hope is that management will now rethink their positions on the issues that brought bargaining to a standstill...