Teamsters Canada today released a recording of a CN supervisor, a chief rail traffic controller (RTC), ordering a fatigued conductor to continue working for several hours.
Workers at school bus company Intersco ratified their first collective agreement yesterday. The agreement stands to significantly improve their working conditions. Teamsters Local Union 106 represents employees at the Verchères, QC company which covers the Commission scolaire des Patriotes school board.
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced today the body responsible for the third-party certification of electronic logging devices (ELD) under Transport Canada’s mandate has been accredited and is ready to begin testing ELDs to ensure their compliance with the regulation and technical standard.
Every day we get up and expect to go to work and come home to our families and loved ones. Indeed, coming home safe and sound is both a routine and a right that all workers have. Sadly, we know that things aren’t always so simple.
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.
The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round three of NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa.
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...