Federal correctional officers looking to Teamsters Union

Toronto – Appalled with the poor services offered by their current union, the CSN, correctional officers in federal institutions across the country are changing their union allegiance. A group of correctional officers from several institutions...

Membership at CP Ratifies Contract

Ottawa -- Wednesday, February 13, 2008, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, representing all running trades employees at CP Rail, announced today that their members have ratified a new five year contract by a margin of...

C-40 – Protecting our Reserve Force

Labour Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn introduced Bill C-40 to provide an entitlement to a leave of absence from employment for members of the Reserve Force while serving our nation at home and abroad. Seniority...

Wage Protection Act passes the Senate and receives Royal Assent

The Senate moved very quickly to pass Bill C-12. The Bill had the support of all parties in the House of Commons, and it was backed by Minister of Labour Jean-Pierre Blackburn. When...

Teamsters Canada meets with MPs: “Free Osanloo”””

Teamsters Canada continues to take every opportunity to build support in Canada for Mansour Osanloo. We discovered, much to our surprise, that some Parliamentary Security Officers thought "Free Osanloo" buttons were inappropriate to wear...

International Human Rights Day

On the occasion of December 10, International Human Rights Day, Teamsters Canada, affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress celebrates the courage and determined actions of those who have fought for respect for human rights...

Rally Shows Support for ONTC Motor Coach Operator

Teamsters North Bay representing Ontario Northland Bus drivers held a "Rally of Support" yesterday at The Station, into our 64th day on legal strike against Ontario Northland Transportation Commission. There was many family...

CP Rail: No strike or lockout until December 8

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, representing all running trades employees at CP Rail, announced today that the parties have extended the agreement not to serve strike or lockout notice until Saturday December 8, 2007 to...

Teamsters Union and Garda agree on interim solution for suspended airport screener

The Teamsters Union and Garda World Security Corp. have agreed on an interim solution in the case of a female Muslim airport screener who has been suspended without pay for the past three months...

Muslim woman claims discrimination over uniform skirt

John Ward, THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA - The country's airport security agency is reviewing its dress code after a Muslim screener complained to the Canadian Human Rights Commission that she had to wear a uniform...