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Remembering Jimmy Hoffa

July 30, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the disappearance of one of the greatest labour leaders in American history – James R. Hoffa.

Celebrating the Life of Brother Joe Contardi

Brother Joe Contardi, a dedicated Teamster and lifelong member of Local Union 879, died peacefully in his sleep on the night of August 28, 2017. He was 88 years old. Joe’s life and career as...

Teamsters Canada Statement on Trudeau Budget

Teamsters are satisfied with the Trudeau government’s second budget, which continues on the path laid out in the previous budget. “Workers and the middle class should benefit from this budget,” commented François Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Won’t Work Until the Cows Come Home

The Trans-Pacific Partnership may become an election issue and harm political parties that support it.

Pettiness reaches new heights at Résidences Soleil

Unhappy about being forced to pay half of its workers’ life insurance premiums, Résidences Soleil owner Eddy Savoie is taking it out on his workers by making them pay… for their coffee!

Brother Jack Ferreira

It is with great sadness that we report the untimely passing of Brother Jack Ferreira, a dedicated and loyal Teamster who lost his fight against cancer last Sunday. Brother Ferreira was the organizer and union representative for Teamsters Local Union 230 in Ontario.

The Passing of Brother Charlie Thibault, Teamster Powerhouse

Sadly, we regret to inform you of the passing of a Teamster powerhouse, Brother Charlie Thibault. He died on Monday, April 8 at 88 years old after experiencing a stroke. Brother Thibault was known for his dedication to Teamster members and to workers across Ontario...

Ontario Teamsters Raise $105,000 for Variety Village, the Children’s Charity

Teamsters in Ontario raised $105,000 for Variety Village, a children’s charity dedicated to making a profound difference across Ontario in the spirits and lives of young people with disabilities and their families. “Well, once again...

Sale of Rona to Lowe’s is Raising Concerns

Managers at Lowe's need to know that we'll be very vigilant regarding the 2,000 Teamster jobs at Rona, warns Serge Bérubé.

C-525 and C-377: Liberals Keep Their Promise

This morning, by starting the process of repealing laws C-525 and C-377 in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk kept their promise.