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.
300 workers employed at Metro’s McMahon warehouse may lose their jobs by the middle of 2018 to employees of the Varennes warehouse owned by Jean Coutu Group.
Port and rail company drivers and owner operators employed at Simard Westlink ratified their first collective agreement at the Teamsters Local Union 31 Head Office on Annacis Island.
According to information obtained by the Teamsters Union, the re-opening of the Norbord plant in Val-d'Or is in jeopardy as the result of a decision made by Québec’s Ministry of Forests.