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Better service contracts at Robert Transport

Montréal, June 25, 2019 — For class 1 and class 2 drivers, as well as other members of Teamsters Local Union 106 at Robert Transport, service contracts have been substantially improved. While widescale...

Local 91 Cooney Members Ratify a Five-Year Deal

Teamsters Local 91 Cooney members have overwhelmingly accepted a new five-year collective agreement over four votes held January 27 and 28, 2018.

Teamster Leaders in U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte applaud the decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to fix the NAFTA cross-border trucking provision.

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.

FedEx Freight Drivers Join Teamsters

Teamsters Local Union 931 has filed a request for union certification on behalf of approximately 30 owner operators at FedEx Freight. The Montréal-based workers make deliveries and drive semi-trucks for a living.

Teamster Driver Dies in Fort McMurray Collision

A 56-year-old truck driver employed by Clean Harbors in the Fort McMurray area died on Thursday in a fatal collision on Highway 63 at the Albian Sands (CNRL) turn-off. The victim was a fly-in, fly-out worker who lived in Prince Edward Island. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and had been working at Clean Harbors for almost 10 years...

Veterans Gain Access to Commercial Driver Opportunities

Veterans will be able to find well-paid jobs as truck drivers in the construction industry, and improve their life.

Teamsters Increase Strength on the Ports of Metro Vancouver

Teamsters Local Union 31 has organized Seaville Transport Logistics Ltd. workers.

New collective agreements at GT and SGT 2000 Inc.

Montréal, June 26, 2019 — Teamsters working at GT and SGT 2000 Inc., all members of Teamsters Local Union 106, have just ratified two new collective agreements. GT

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...