Teamsters Membership Authorize Strike Action at CP

The membership have voted 93% in favour of taking strike action in order to obtain a negotiated settlement with Canadian Pacific Railway.

CN’s Locomotive Engineers ask for another 60 days

While negotiations are ongoing, we believe that more time is required to address the significant issues and concerns the TCRC is facing.

Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders: Yes say the Teamsters, subject to certain conditions

The Teamsters Union fears that the rail industry’s proposal, namely CP, will create a dangerous precedent and open the door to abuse by rail carriers.

Negotiations at VIA Rail: The Teamsters Union and the employer have requested a conciliator

As with the negotiations with CN, Teamsters Canada Rail Conference officers’ goal is to prevent service interruptions.

Canadian Women Take Teamsters Women’s Conference by Storm!

The goal of this conference is to mobilize and train 1,200 women union members from Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico.

Strike action could be taken against CN as early as this Saturday

Since a recent meeting held between the parties, the union arrived at the conclusion that the rail carrier has no intention of abiding by the current collective agreement, namely with respect to fatigue management.

TSB’s recommendations won’t solve the problem

Ottawa, January 24, 2014 -- The Transportation Safety Board’s recommendations following the Lac-Mégantic disaster are definitely useful but they won’t solve the cause of the problem… In addition to the BST’s recommendations, the Teamsters Union...

2013 IBT Women’s Conference – Canadian Workshop

On September 20, Canadian members participated in their very own workshop during this year’s International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference. More than 75 women Teamsters held discussions, laughed and worked on issues that concern them...

“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...