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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.

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.

Tablet Computers Are Putting Demix Drivers’ Lives at Risk

Teamsters will meet this month with managers at cement company Demix to demand that the “Optimizer” tablet computers that were installed on board its trucks be deactivated. The tabs are being used to send and receive messages while the vehicle is moving.

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...

Safety Before Profits

Responsible pipeline projects that create solid jobs can be a huge relief for struggling workers. That’s why we’d like to talk to you about the Project Labour Agreement (PLA) that we are seeking with...