Public Sector

Browse Teamsters Canada public sector trade news. Local news about clerical employee, school board divisions and more.

Teamsters Want Tripartite Trade Agreement

The following is a statement from Teamsters Canada President François Laporte on the bilateral agreement-in-principle between the United States and Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Toronto hospitals creating second-class workers

Teamsters Union members are organizing a demonstration on Saturday, April 29 in front of the Brampton Civic Hospital to protest pay disparities compared with workers at other hospitals in the Toronto area. Some 700 members of Teamsters Local Union 419 – most of them women – earn up to $3 less per hour than their brothers and sisters at other hospitals in the region...

Teamsters Canada Finds Trudeau Budget Lacking

The compensation package for the dairy industry contains nothing for dairy workers at risk of losing their jobs. Moreover, the government is lacking ambition on issues like pharmacare and retraining...

Teamsters Statement on Trudeau Budget

Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government’s third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a national pharmacare program. However, the government should increase infrastructure investments in coming budgets, and do more to help Canadians through the coming wave of automation and technological changes.