COVID-19 aid is a start, but more is needed

Teamsters Canada believes more will be needed to help workers through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transportation industry – March 19, 2020 Update

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.

Coming out victorious

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.

The New Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The Canadian government will provide a taxable benefit of $2,000 a month for up to 4 months.

Urgent need to protect transportation workers from COVID-19

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 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.

A tsunami of cases of COVID-19 to be expected in private institutions for the...

The Teamsters Union anticipates a considerable upsurge in cases of COVID-19 in CHSLDs and private seniors' residences in the coming weeks...

Teamsters Set Up Bathroom Facilities at Vancouver Ports

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.

COVID-19 and Your Employment Rights

Important information about #COVID19 and your employment rights. Read carefully and share this information from the federal government…

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...