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Youth of Teamsters Canada Launch Mental Health Campaign

Today, we are launching a national campaign to raise awareness and to make mental health support mandatory in workplaces across Canada.

Canadians Choose Change

As always, Teamsters Canada will continue to look after the best interests of its members and all Canadians.

Our Annual Report for 2015

Communicating often and openly with our members is one of our top priorities. That’s why members across Canada are about to receive a report on our activities in 2015. Watch François Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada, explain what it’s all about.

Deposit Refund: Melançon has her work cut out for her!

The Teamsters Union wants to quickly meet the new Quebec Minister of Environment, Isabelle Melançon, in order to know what her intentions are with regards to the promotion of capped brown beer bottles, which are under threat by canned beer.

4 Ways to Commemorate the National Day of Mourning

On Friday we’ll commemorate the National Day of Mourning. Held annually in Canada on April 28, it’s an occasion to pay tribute to those who died or who were injured on the job. It’s...

Paris Attacks: Driving out Darkness

Martin Luther King said that “darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.”

Mandatory Episode 6: Impact

Mental health issues can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their ability to work. Imagine trying to do your job while dealing with fatigue, physical pain, lack of interest, concentration problems. Add...

Strike at Résidences Soleil: Eddy Savoie Disrespectful to Workers

The 74 workers of the Résidences Soleil Manoir Sainte-Julie are still waiting for a sign from owner Eddy Savoie to resume negotiations. Nearly a week after the strike was called (July 14), there is still no meeting scheduled between the parties.
Francois Laporte President Teamsters Canada

A Letter From François Laporte

A year ago, I had the honour of being elected President of Teamsters Canada. I know that you work hard for a living, and that you deserve a union that works just as hard for you. That's why I’d like to update you on some of the recent progress we've made.

Raising the minimum wage can only be a good thing

May 1 is an important date for the labour movement. It is the day we celebrate International Workers’ Day. This year, the Teamsters Union is continuing, together with other unions, its crusade against social inequality by lobbying for a $15 minimum wage.