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.

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...

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.

Truckers first

Given the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts, Teamsters are reminding employers of the importance of truck drivers in coping with the current crisis.

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.

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.

COVID-19 and Your Employment Rights

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

Teamsters Endorse Linda Silas for CLC President

Today, the Teamsters Canada National Executive Board voted unanimously to endorse Linda Silas as the next president of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).

Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with Bombardier Transportation Montreal

On Thursday, February 13, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and Bombardier Transportation in Montreal reached a tentative agreement to renew the collective agreement for some 200 workers.

Teamsters Urge Ottawa to Find Solution to Rail Blockades as 6,000 Rail Workers Could...

Teamsters Canada, the country’s largest union in the transportation sector, is calling on the federal government to intervene to find a solution to the blockades which have paralyzed the country’s rail network. This comes as Canadian National (CN) begins to shut down its rail network, potentially putting up to 6,000 workers at CN and other rail companies out of work.