The robbery of G4S trucks in Longueuil and Toronto has highlighted the need for companies offering valued goods transportation to revisit certain operating procedures and decisions.
The Teamsters Union has been working for some time on identifying and resolving the safety issues in this industry.
Workers of GardaWorld Cash Services affiliated with the Teamsters Union ratified a new collective agreement yesterday. Over 90% of the members who participated to the vote were in favour of the employer’s proposal. Truck safety was the main issue in these negotiations...
Six years ago today, tragedy struck our sisters and brothers at G4S. While performing a routine cash service at the University of Alberta’s HUB Mall, Travis Baumgartner fatally shot three of his coworkers, Eddie Rejano, Brian Ilesic and Michelle Shegelski. A fourth, Matthew Schuman, was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to the head.
Laval, November 7, 2013 — Teamsters Canada’s lobbyist, Phil Benson, has met with Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, at the Conservative Party Convention in Calgary. They discussed the tragic death of...
Wayne Garner, Assistant Director of the Armoured Cars Division of Teamsters Canada, took part in a telephone conference between the federal government and the industry representatives today to discuss safety issues in the armoured cars industry.
The Teamsters Union has taken note of an August 18th decision from the federal Ministry of Labour regarding the security model used at the Edmonton branch of Brinks Canada, which employs 215 members of Local Union 362. “Our local is respecting the decision but wants to make it clear that members have been safely working under a similar model for over a decade,” explained Wayne Garner, Business Agent at Local Union 362.