GTA Hospital Clerical Workers Negotiate 4.65% Raise

Earlier this month, over 700 hospital clerical workers voted by 96% to ratify a new collective agreement. The union bargaining committee was able to negotiate a 4.65% raise.

Marriott Courtyard Markham Workers Ratify New Agreement

Hotel workers at the Marriott Courtyard Markham voted 99.9% in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement earlier this month. The workers are represented by Teamsters Local Union 847.

Massive Job Losses at Avis Budget Group

Avis Budget Group has announced that it is drastically reducing its activities and laying off the majority of its workers in Quebec. The company is invoking a case of “force majeure” to justify its decision.

Intercity Bus Drivers Need Better Protection

The Teamsters Union is concerned about the safety of intercity bus drivers. This follows the assault of a member of Teamsters Local Union 106 who was punched in the face by a rider who did not want to wear the mask.

Working from home during the pandemic: much to think about

These past months, COVID-19 has shaped our collective imagination. The need for physical distancing has forced us to question how we work. Last spring, as offices became deserted and factories closed, health care facilities and other businesses were moving full steam ahead, and truck and delivery drivers were working flat out.

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.

Labour Day Message from François Laporte

Today, we come together to celebrate and honour the victories that workers and their unions have made and continue to make.

Feds Increase Meal Allowance for Transport Workers in Long-Overdue Move

Ottawa is providing much-needed and long-overdue relief for truck drivers who continue to grapple with the cost of food on the road.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Gives $10,000 to two Ontario Food Banks

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $5,000 to Daily Bread Food Bank and $5,000 to Hamilton Food Share earlier this summer.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $10,000 to the St. Michaels Hospital Foundation earlier this summer.