Teamsters Canada Mourns Loss of Two American UPS Drivers

The drivers’ names were Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner. They had been working at company for 28 and 5 years respectively. Both were members of Teamsters Local Union 776.

Safety Before Profits

Responsible pipeline projects that create solid jobs can be a huge relief for struggling workers. That’s why we’d like to talk to you about the Project Labour Agreement (PLA) that we are seeking with...

The Teamsters make inroads into FedEx!

The organizing campaign launched last June came to an end yesterday with the issue of a bargaining certificate by the Canada Industrial Relations Board.

Hotline News for Air Canada Jazz flight attendants – Update for October 17

We have filed a grievance with the Company regarding the Company Nurses. The grievance is now at Step 3 of the process and we will advise of the outcome once it’s resolved. I would...

C-525 and C-377: Liberals Keep Their Promise

This morning, by starting the process of repealing laws C-525 and C-377 in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk kept their promise.

Strike at Monastère d’Aylmer Retirement Home

Montréal, September 29, 2019 — Workers at the Monastère d’Aylmer seniors’ home are poised to strike tomorrow morning, September 30, at 10:00 a.m. Salaries are one of the many points of contention. Despite days of bargaining and...

Fatal Accident at Canadian Pacific

A train conductor employed by Canadian Pacific (CP) died as the result of a workplace accident on Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on the CP rail tracks adjacent to 9th avenue in downtown Calgary. His union, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), has been advised that a Transport Canada investigation is ongoing.

Labour Rights and Solidarity In NAFTA Renegotiation

NAFTA talks start in Washington, D.C. today on an ambitious schedule to come up with a “modernized” agreement by the end of the year. The Teamsters Union will be tracking them closely. As North America’s transportation union, our members on the roads and rails, in warehouses and ports from coast to coast, depend on trade for their livelihoods...

Air Canada Jazz Update for January 17th, 2006

I would like to Thank all the flight attendants for coming to the meetings we had across the country. Your opinions are very valuable to the Flight Attendant Council. Also, at this...

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.