Teamsters Raise Over $1 Million in Support of United Way Community Work

I am honoured to grant Teamsters Canada and its members the “2017 Thanks a Million” award for raising over $1 million in support of the community work carried out by Centraide/United Way.

Saskatchewan’s future prosperity has not gone unnoticed…

CP Rail sues Sask. government over tax issue  Angela Hall Canwest News Service   Thursday, August 14, 2008 REGINA - The Canadian Pacific Railway company is using a 128-year-old contract as a basis for a lawsuit...

Strike suspended at UPS

The Teamsters Union wishes to inform its members as well as the public at large that the strike at UPS is suspended as of Tuesday, November 23, 2004. The strike lasted 24 hours....

Video: Teamster Reps Testify on New Labour Protections

Stéphane Lacoste, General Counsel for Teamsters Canada, and Phil Benson, Lobbyist for Teamsters Canada, appeared in Parliament earlier this month to testify on the proposed changes to federal labour laws...

Local Union 938 has organized 280 school bus drivers of Laidlaw

The Teamsters Local Union 938 has organized 280 school bus drivers of Laidlaw First Student in Markam, Ontario. Certification was received on September 19th, 2008. Another certification for 241 school bus drivers of Stock...

CP Rail Spirit Train

WINNIPEG, May 9, 2008 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX News Network) Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) today announced it will launch a mobile ambassador for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Canadian Pacific Spirit Train...

Fatigue: An issue with adverse effects on many workers’ lives

In several sectors of the transportation industry, fatigue lowers productivity, creates risks to public safety, and undermines workers’ health. The next federal government will need to set reliable, evidence-based rules that are not dictated by business.

Victory for the Teamsters in Abitibi-Temiscaminque

The Teamsters Union will represent employees working for LRL, Boisvert, Bergeron and Lacasse, all companies that specialize in woodchips transport in the Abitibi-Temiscaminque region. The Teamsters organizing campaign in this Quebec region lasted...

Updates about the policy regarding beards and length of hair

Following the decision dated June 27th, 2005 by Judge Baker of the Quebec superior Court, who rejected the company’s request regarding arbitrator Foisy about the beard and length of hair, the Quebec Court of...

Remembering Brother George Hucker

It is with tremendous sadness that I share with you the recent passing of Brother George Hucker, retired Locomotive Engineer and former International Vice President and National Legislative Representative for the International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (IBLE) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC)...