Teamsters have been asking for action on Quebec long-term care centres for years

Salaries are only part of the problem faced by staff in long-term care centres and retirement homes. Worker/resident ratios must also be reviewed to ensure optimal quality of care for our seniors.

Teamsters Canada Annual Report 2019

Due to government lockdowns across the country, we were unable to print and mail our 2019 annual report to members. We are releasing it on our website instead.

Two Teamster Members Die of COVID-19

I am saddened to report that two of our members have died of COVID-19 this week.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #1

As you might have imagined, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted planned negotiations with UPS Canada.

Let’s treat seniors and their caregivers fairly

As early as three years ago, the Teamsters Union and its members who work in CHSLDs, private residences and intermediate resources, began to reflect on the issues that threatened the health and safety of seniors and staff.

Tell the banks: We need credit card relief now

Teamsters Canada supports the Canadian Labour Congress’s campaign to get the big banks to lower credit card interest rates during this crisis. Some of them have already announced changes, but their reductions only target small segments of the people in need. We need to keep up the pressure.

Federal Safety Guidelines for Drivers

Transport Canada has published safety guidelines to protect drivers and limit the spread of COVID-19. These include making sure vehicle interiors are clean and hygienic and the availability of cleaning materials and hand sanitizer for drivers.

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 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.

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.