Teamsters Ensure the Safety of Armoured Car Crews and the Public

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.

We Will Never Forget

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.

Sentencing in 2014 Armoured Car Shooting

Two years after a shooting that critically injuring an armoured car guard, the Ontario Courts sentenced two of the three men involved in the attempted murder and robbery to 11 and 6 ½ years...

Inkas Armoured Car Guards Threaten Strike Action

Approximately 80 armoured car guards at Inkas Security Group in Toronto could go on strike at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, October 30. Workers gave Teamsters Local Union 419 an 89% strike mandate last week. Safety is the biggest issue for the union, along with wages and working conditions.

Armed robbery at Fairview Shopping Centre: The Teamsters Union is already on it

The Teamsters Union has been working for some time on identifying and resolving the safety issues in this industry.

Armored transport: Teamsters already at work to improve worker and public safety

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.

Teamsters at Garda Ratify New Collective Agreement

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...

The screening of the workers in the armoured car industry must be reviewed

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...

Teamsters, Inkas Reach Tentative Agreement After Midnight Strike

Teamsters Local Union 419 and Inkas Security Group reached a tentative agreement at 2:30 am. The company’s 80 armoured car drivers and guards in Toronto had gone on strike at midnight, but returned to work as soon as parties came to an agreement.

Respecting Armoured Car Guards Means Respecting Trade Secrets

When talking about the armoured car industry in public, other organizations need to show more respect for trade secrets and for the safety of workers. Too much security information is being openly discussed online...