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Browse Teamsters Canada airlines trade news. Local union news about flight crew and pilots, catering services, cargo, fueling services, maintenance, security services, grooming divisions and more.

New Collective Agreement for Edmonton Airport Security Guards

Banked overtime and wage increases are some the highlights of the new collective agreement.

Swissport Workers Vote to Continue Strike at Pearson

Tonight, close to 700 baggage handlers and ground crew workers at Pearson Airport voted 98% to continue their month-long strike. The workers are members of Teamsters Local Union 419. Their responsibilities include handling baggage and cargo, towing planes, cleaning cabins, and performing flight operations tasks for over 30 airlines...

Pre-Board Screeners at Saskatoon International Airport Join Teamsters

We’re happy to report a major organizing victory out of Local Union 395! The pre-board screeners at the Saskatoon International Airport voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters. These 85 new members were looking for...

Teamsters Statement on Trudeau Budget

Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program. However, the government should increase infrastructure investments in coming budgets, and do more to help Canadians through the coming wave of automation and technological changes.

Servisair workers choose Teamsters

Laval, September 30, 2013 – Servisair’s some 700 employees, who work at Toronto-Pearson and Montréal-Trudeau airports, have chosen the Teamsters Union. The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) had ordered the union allegiance vote after Servisair...

Pearson Baggage Handlers & Ground Crew on Strike

Over 700 workers employed by Swissport at Pearson Airport walked off the job tonight at 9:30 pm. The workers handle baggage and cargo, tow planes, clean cabins, and perform flight operations tasks for over 30 airlines. The company’s uncompromising attitude and disrespect for workers are directly responsible for this labour dispute...

Airport Strike Over at Toronto Pearson

The 80-day strike at Pearson Airport by members of Teamsters Local Union 419 is officially over. “I would like to thank our members, mediators and the bargaining committee for their time and efforts over the past months,” said Harjinder Badial, Vice-President of Local Union 419.
Teamsters Eurest Workers

Eurest workers use pressure tactics at Halifax airport

In the interest of fairness and public health, the Halifax International Airport Authority must resolve the dispute…

Newrest Workers Join the Teamsters

When workers realized they were getting a bad deal, it wasn’t long before they joined Teamsters Local Union 647.