From left to right: Richard Eichel, director of the Teamsters Canada Parcel Division, and François Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada, during UPS negotiations in Quebec City.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #4

The negotiating committee met July 13 though July 17 in Quebec City. We broke into subcommittees; one group to deal with proposals related to hours of work and another to deal with proposals related to feeder drivers, mechanics, subcontracting and Appendix B. This was done to speed up the process, better define the issues at hand and explain ourselves more clearly.

New collective agreement at Demix

The 15 or so workers at the Demix quarry in St-Jacques-le-Mineur ratified a new collective agreementyesterday after several weeks of negotiations.

ELD Mandate Set in Stone: Minister Garneau, Teamsters Canada and Canadian Trucking Alliance

With less than a year to go for the implementation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, federal Transportation Minister Marc Garneau is once again displaying leadership on road safety by reminding the trucking industry and the Canadian public that the much needed regulation is well on its way to being delivered.

New employment contract at Jay Plastic Products

Workers at Jay Plastic Products, whose plant is located in Montreal, ratified a new collective agreementwith their employer on July 10.
Teamsters Canada Donation to Community Food Sharing Association

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $4,000 to the Community Food Sharing Association

For every $1 donation, the CFSA is able to acquire and distribute $47 worth of food to families in need in Newfoundland and Labrador. That means today's donation is equivalent to a whopping $188,000.00 worth of food!
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Teamsters Canada Foundation Donates $10,000 to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Each year, the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital provides hospital care, outpatient clinics, an integrated kindergarten school program, assistive technology services, and outreach activities to about 7,000 children and teens with disabilities and to their families...
Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Passing of Sister Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Within our ranks, she will be remembered as a ferocious believer in the union, an embodiment of the true Teamster spirit; a funny, loving, and beautiful soul who will be deeply missed by all those she touched...
Piquets de grève Demix Agrégats Juillet 2020

Workers at Demix Aggregates on Strike

The 15 or so workers at the plant voted 100% in favour of strike action on June 22 after voting unanimously to reject the employer’s latest offers, which they considered insulting...

Teamsters remember Lac-Mégantic

Seven years ago today, a terrible tragedy occurred in Lac-Mégantic. A train with 72 tank cars carrying 7.7 million litres of oil derailed and destroyed the downtown core of this small town in the Eastern Townships, killing 47 people.

New Collective Agreement for Remtec workers in Chambly

On July 1, Remtec workers in Chambly ratified a new employment contract with their employer.