COVID-19 and Your Employment Rights

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Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to Quest Food Exchange

Quest Food Exchange is a non-profit organization that provides varied affordable and healthy foods to Canadians facing food insecurity.

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.

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.

CN Not Doing Enough to Mitigate COVID-19 Risks for Workers

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is taking issue with CN’s seeming lack of concern for its transportation workers.

Teamsters Call for Gate Gourmet to Restore Medical Benefit Coverage for Laid-Off Employees

Gate Gourmet Canada has cut off the medical benefits for most employees supporting the Pearson International Airport location. The Union representing these workers, who were laid off as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, criticizes the Gate Gourmet for their decision and their lack of support for employees and their families during this difficult time.

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.

COVID-19 and school bussing: governments need to pay drivers

Laval, QC, March 20, 2020 — Governments must act quickly to ensure that school bus drivers continue to be paid despite school shutdowns.   At the moment, the situation is...

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.

Teamsters Demand Truck Stops, Gas Stations Re-Open Bathrooms and Other Critical Services

Teamsters Canada is demanding that gas stations and highway rest areas fully re-open to transportation workers and asking federal and provincial governments to pressure them into doing so if necessary.