The Trucker’s Valentine’s Ball

The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre presents: The Trucker's Valentine's Ball Saturday Feb. 14, 9:00 pm @ the 360 Club 326 Queens Street West, Toronto, Ont. (near Queen and Spadina) An evening of...

Project Censored: The Effort to Make Unions Disappear

Among the top stories censored by the great American Press in 2004, the authors of this site have chosen the Bush administration’s efforts to limit union rights. Visit Project Censored website

Rise in Inequalities in Canada

In the article Trade Liberalization and Inequality in Canada in the 1990s by Daniel Schwanen from The Review of Economic Performance and Social Progress (IRPP), 2001, p. 161-182, the IRPP economist concluded that NAFTA...

CLC’s letter of sanctions to the UTU

January 7, 2004 Timothy S. Secord Canadian Legislative Director United Transportation Union 7th Floor – 71 Bank Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5N2 Dear Brother Secord: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers VS United...

The Teamsters Win the Battle: Increase in the Meal Expense Deduction for Employees in...

After years of battling and lobbying, Teamsters Canada finally won its battle about the increase in meal expense deduction for employees in the transportation industry. Indeed, the Minister of National Revenue, Elinor...

Unions a Powerful Force Lifting All Workers, Study Finds

Unions’ positive impact on workers’ wages, job security and benefits is well documented, but what isn’t as widely acknowledged is how these higher standards raise the compensation and improve the work lives of even...

Transportation Unions Working Together for a Better Future!

Three major unions in the transport industry, the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Teamsters Canada are working together to create a strong and powerful...

Press Release from Teamsters Canada: BRIEF – House Committee on Finance

Teamsters Canada is a labour organization with over 105,000 members. It is affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which has 1,500,000 members across North America. Teamsters Canada represents workers in many sectors...

Purolator Contract Negotiations Get Under Way – Teamster Negotiators to Fight for Higher Wages,...

Union negotiators have begun contract talks with Purolator Courier Ltd., the largest single employer in Teamsters Canada. September 27, 2003 - “Earlier this month we completed a successful first round of negotiations,...

Small Packages Division: Purolator Newsflash

Purolator Contract Negotiations Get Under Way - Teamster Negotiators to Fight for Higher Wages, Improved Pensions September 29, 2003 - Teamster negotiators have wrapped up a successful opening round of contract talks...