Teamsters Canada will be studying the final agreement and its implementing legislation before deciding to support or stand against the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
"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."
Teamsters are calling for dairy workers to be compensated in the upcoming federal budget for losses from recent trade agreements. The union represents 5,000 dairy workers in Canada in the dairy processing sector and in bulk milk and dairy product transportation.
Teamsters are against the current version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which threatens tens of thousands of high paying jobs in Canada.
President Trump continues to bully Canada to give ground on dairy, so that American farmers can export more American milk to Canada...
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...
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.
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