Pandemic Blues

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed our lives. This terrible ordeal requires us to adapt quickly to something out of the ordinary. Who would have thought a couple of years ago that we would ever face such a global crisis?

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.

UPS Offer Ratified

The final offer from UPS has been ratified by 60.8% of Teamster members who voted.

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.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #9 (voting extended)

It has come to our attention that, due to postal delays, several members still have not received their voting package with instructions on how to cast their ballot. Therefore, we are extending the deadline to vote to Friday, November 6 at 10:30 am ET to ensure all members can make their voices heard. Results will be announced on the same day.

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.

All Systems Go for ELD Mandate: Teamsters Canada & Canadian Trucking Alliance applaud

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced today the body responsible for the third-party certification of electronic logging devices (ELD) under Transport Canada’s mandate has been accredited and is ready to begin testing ELDs to ensure their compliance with the regulation and technical standard.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #8 (voting details)

This update is to inform you on the process and timeline for the vote on the employer’s final offer. It is imperative that you cast your ballot.

Mario Ayala honoured by Héritage hispanique Québec

The organization Héritage hispanique Québec presented the Quebec Hispanic Pride Award to Brother Mario Ayala, union representative of Teamsters Local Union 106 and director of the Clothing Division at Peerless.