Teamsters Canada participates in a town hall meeting on rail safety

Toronto, May 28, 2015 — Don Ashley, the National Legislative Director for the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), participated yesterday in a town hall meeting organized by Rail Safety First in Toronto. In addition...

Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders: a Sword of Damocles

Officers of the Teamsters Union have reacted strongly to some of the conclusions revealed yesterday by the Transportation Safety Board with respect to locomotive voice and video recorders. The Teamsters took part in the study and represents almost all workers who operate the trains throughout the country.

Dark Side of Metro’s Acquisition of Jean Coutu Pharmacies

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.

Teamsters: Stand Firm on Supply Management

The Canadian dairy industry must be protected.

Thirteen Truck Drivers Lose Their Jobs in Côte-Nord

Thirteen workers at Kingsway, a subsidiary of Transforce, lost their jobs in Côte-Nord in the past few weeks. ...A few weeks ago, TST Overland decided to take the contracts back, and then it transferred them again, this time to a non-unionized trucking company.

Molson Workers Authorize Strike Action

A labour dispute could soon break out at the Molson brewery on Notre-Dame Street in Montréal. At a union meeting this Sunday, members of Teamsters Local Union 1999 refused their employer’s offers for a second time. The workers then voted 87 % to authorize strike action.

Helping a Falsely Accused Trucker

Life threw Brother Alexander a curveball in 2016. Josh was driving back to Canada from Michigan on the last leg of an international run when he pulled over to get some rest before arriving at the border...

Canadians Choose Change

As always, Teamsters Canada will continue to look after the best interests of its members and all Canadians.

Surveillance of Railway workers – the Degradation of Work

Originally posted on teamstersrail.ca Ottawa, February 17, 2017 – Canadian Pacific has launched a campaign to legitimize constant video surveillance of its workers, alleging that this measure would improve safety in the rail industry. The rail...

Strike Vote at Purolator

To all Teamster members at Purolator: Despite sincerely trying to find common ground with Purolator Courier, negotiations between the Teamsters and the company hit a standstill after 6 weeks of intense bargaining. Today the Purolator Negotiations...