Mental Health and the Railway

“Having a hand in someone’s death, and the everlasting effects that come with it, is the last thing on your mind when you go to work in the morning,” said John, a conductor who...

Hurricane Matthew: A Call to Action from François Laporte

To date, Hurricane Matthew has taken a major death toll in Haiti (the exact numbers were not known at the time this was written) and the situation looks dire for this island and many neighboring countries of the Greater Antilles. François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, is appealing to Canadians to come to the aid of the victims of this natural disaster by making donations to the Canadian Red Cross.

Our Commitment to Veterans

Teamsters recognize the heroism and sacrifice of our veterans. That is why we are so proud to support them. Over the past two years, supporting veterans meant working on a campaign with Helmets to...

National Day of Mourning

Today we commemorate the National Day of Mourning. We will observe a minute of silence at 10 a.m. out of respect to the men and women who were killed, injured or who suffered illnesses due to workplace-related hazards and incidents. Like me, you’ll hear a lot about the physical injuries, but injuries can also be psychological.

Tell the Government of Canada to Protect Supply Management!

President Trump continues to bully Canada to give ground on dairy, so that American farmers can export more American milk to Canada...

Five Résidences Soleil Retirement Homes on Strike on July 17

Members of Teamsters Local Union 106 are on a mission to improve conditions in their workplaces and raise wages in their industry.

Teamsters Ensure the Safety of Armoured Car Crews and the Public

Wayne Garner, Assistant Director of the Armoured Cars Division of Teamsters Canada, took part in a telephone conference between the federal government and the industry representatives today to discuss safety issues in the armoured cars industry.

Video: Rail Fatigue

Last Saturday, Global 16x9 aired an in-depth piece about fatigue in the rail industry. Things are so bad that many engineers and conductors have to stay awake for 18-20 hours and be on call 24/7

“Senate says ‘NO!” to C-377

OTTAWA  — Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office has issued a stern warning to Conservative senators who helped gut a controversial bill that would force unions to publicly disclose details of their spending. On Wednesday, 16...

Teamsters, IBEW Serve Strike Notice Effective May 29 at 2200 EDT to Canadian Pacific

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and the IBEW System Council No. 11 have served Canadian Pacific (CP) with notice of intent to strike. In the event there is not a negotiated settlement between the parties, the earliest both unions could go on strike is Tuesday, May 29th at 2200 EDT...