The Teamsters union is part of the crisis unit that was established by the Quebec Department of Transportation (Ministère des Transports du Québec – MTQ) in order to inform truck drivers on the consequences of #COVID19 on the transportation industry.
The COVID-19 pandemic is global. We are facing one of our greatest challenges, but it’s not the first time that collectively and individually, we are faced with adversity. I notice, with satisfaction, that we are already showing solidarity and compassion for one another.
Transportation workers are the backbone of our economy and are essential to delivering food and medical supplies across the country. It’s a job made even more crucial by the current crisis; you went as far as to thank “delivery folks, […] truck drivers, train conductors and so many others” during your press conference on Sunday.
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.
The Teamsters Union anticipates a considerable upsurge in cases of COVID-19 in CHSLDs and private seniors' residences in the coming weeks...
Teamsters Local Unions 31 and 155 have secured safe and clean washroom facilities for members and non-members alike at the ports within the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
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...