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Piquets de grève Demix Agrégats Juillet 2020

Workers at Demix Aggregates on Strike

The 15 or so workers at the plant voted 100% in favour of strike action on June 22 after voting unanimously to reject the employer’s latest offers, which they considered insulting...

175,000 Construction Workers in Québec Launch General Strike

The 175,000 workers of the Trade Union Alliance (Alliance syndicale), a group of trade unions and labour organizations whose members work in the construction industry, launched a general strike last night. This is one of Québec's largest labour disputes in recent years. To show his support, François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, participated in this morning’s...

Alberta Veterans Join Initiative to aid Trucking Industry

Alberta is following in the footsteps of other provinces to recognize the validity of military driver’s licences for heavy trucks.

Teamsters Praise Approval of Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project

Teamsters are celebrating the government’s decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project, an ambitious pipeline maintenance project that will help thousands of working families. The massive $7.5 billion project stands to generate over $514 million in tax revenue...

Burnco is Bargaining in Bad Faith

The Teamsters have filed a complaint with the Alberta Labour Relations Board in reaction to the company’s decision to lock out their workers.

Community Benefit Agreements Lead to Better Jobs, More Opportunities in BC

Teamsters support B.C.’s new approach to construction work. It gives workers and the community just as much importance as employers and government interests. That is crucial when it comes to projects paid for by our tax dollars.