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Purolator Update

Teamster local unions unanimously reached a tentative agreement with Purolator early on March 29. The strike set for today at 4:30 pm has therefore been averted. More details will be made available throughout the day. The tentative deal still needs to be ratified by members. Purolator’s final offer was initially rejected by members on...

Statement on UPS Shooting in San Francisco

I was saddened to learn of yesterday’s workplace shooting at a UPS warehouse in San Francisco, which took the lives of three of our fellow Teamsters. Today, the thoughts and prayers of over 125,000 Canadian Teamster members are with the victims’ co-workers and loved ones...

Purolator Teamsters Vote 97.4% to Authorize Strike Action

Today we’ve sent a strong message of solidarity by voting 97.4% in favour of strike action. While the membership has authorized strike action, the bargaining committee has not set a strike deadline. The bargaining committee will determine if and when such a deadline is set. Our hope is that management will now rethink their positions on the issues that brought bargaining to a standstill...

Video: Teamster Reps Testify on New Labour Protections

Stéphane Lacoste, General Counsel for Teamsters Canada, and Phil Benson, Lobbyist for Teamsters Canada, appeared in Parliament earlier this month to testify on the proposed changes to federal labour laws...

UPS Negotiations in the United States

As a UPS Canada worker, you may be wondering about what the recent UPS ratification vote in the United States means for you.

Purolator Agreement Ratified by Members

The unanimously recommended tentative agreement was ratified by 75% of the members who voted. We would like to thank all those who voted, attended their union meetings, spoke with their stewards, read the documentation, and asked questions. The new 5-year agreement protects the defined-benefit pension plan, safeguards your retirement allowances...

Moving Forward at Purolator

Your bargaining committee is unanimously recommending a memorandum of agreement. Teamsters and Purolator reached the deal at 2:30 am on March 29 after over twelve hours of intense negotiations. Local unions are currently scheduling information meetings where details of the agreement will be made available to you...

Teamsters Canada Mourns Loss of Two American UPS Drivers

The drivers’ names were Dennis Kehler and Daniel Kepner. They had been working at company for 28 and 5 years respectively. Both were members of Teamsters Local Union 776.

Purolator Tables Final Offer to Teamsters

On the afternoon of Friday, February 3rd, the company presented a final offer to your bargaining committee after a week of intense negotiations. Your bargaining committee has agreed to bring the offer back to Teamster members without recommendation. Your local unions will be scheduling information meetings...

Agreement Ratified at UPS

81% voted in favour of ratifying the tentative agreement