TST-CF Express Workers Choose Teamsters

On Tuesday, the 358 truck drivers and dock workers at TST-CF Express in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Yukon voted by over 84% to join the Western Canada Council of Teamsters (WCCT) over Unifor.

Alstom Transport Workers in Brampton, ON Join Teamsters

Approximately 60 workers at the Alstom Canada plant in Brampton, ON, have officially joined the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED). Workers at the plant manufacture passenger trains for commuter transit.
From left to right: Richard Eichel, director of the Teamsters Canada Parcel Division, and François Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada, during UPS negotiations in Quebec City.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #4

The negotiating committee met July 13 though July 17 in Quebec City. We broke into subcommittees; one group to deal with proposals related to hours of work and another to deal with proposals related to feeder drivers, mechanics, subcontracting and Appendix B. This was done to speed up the process, better define the issues at hand and explain ourselves more clearly.

New collective agreement at Demix

The 15 or so workers at the Demix quarry in St-Jacques-le-Mineur ratified a new collective agreementyesterday after several weeks of negotiations.

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $10,000 to the St. Michaels Hospital Foundation earlier this summer.

ELD Mandate Set in Stone: Minister Garneau, Teamsters Canada and Canadian Trucking Alliance

With less than a year to go for the implementation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau is once again displaying leadership on road safety by reminding the trucking industry and the Canadian public that the much needed regulation is well on its way to being delivered.

New employment contract at Jay Plastic Products

Workers at Jay Plastic Products, whose plant is located in Montreal, ratified a new collective agreementwith their employer on July 10.
Teamsters Canada Donation to Community Food Sharing Association

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $4,000 to the Community Food Sharing Association

For every $1 donation, the CFSA is able to acquire and distribute $47 worth of food to families in need in Newfoundland and Labrador. That means today's donation is equivalent to a whopping $188,000.00 worth of food!
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Each year, the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital provides hospital care, outpatient clinics, an integrated kindergarten school program, assistive technology services, and outreach activities to about 7,000 children and teens with disabilities and to their families...
Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Passing of Sister Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Within our ranks, she will be remembered as a ferocious believer in the union, an embodiment of the true Teamster spirit; a funny, loving, and beautiful soul who will be deeply missed by all those she touched...