Laval, May 9, 2013 -- Teamsters Canada represents dairy industry workers throughout the supply chain. Our Locals in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver represent more than 6000 dairy industry workers. It is on their...
General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte applaud the decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to fix the NAFTA cross-border trucking provision.
The key question is now to determine if and how the TPP will benefit Canadians.
Several issues that are priorities for Teamsters are on the table in the third round of talks, including workers’ rights, dairy market access and highway safety. The Teamsters have also joined the chorus of civil society groups that are calling for the elimination of the controversial dispute settlement mechanism in NAFTA’s investment chapter whereby corporations can sue governments...
"At the moment, all options are on the table. We already scheduled a meeting with the company to address our members’ concerns and hopefully work something out."
The Teamsters Union is disappointed that the Government of Canada will sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The agreement, reached after two days of talks in Tokyo, was confirmed by an International Trade spokesperson and could be ratified in March.
Teamsters 647 is excited to announce that through the hard work of our Teamsters 647 Nestle members, the London Ice Cream plant will soon be hiring 150 permanent full-time production positions at its London facility. Our members produce products like Häagen-Dazs, Parlour, and Drumstick. Recently, a $51.5 million expansion was announced to help with greater production demands.
Today, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board passed a resolution denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, his personal attacks against Prime Minister Trudeau and his administration’s tariffs on Canadian goods.
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