100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

On May 15, 1919, over 35,000 Winnipeg public and private workers united to send a clear message to employers and to governments: they would strike in order to win better wages and the right to collective bargaining...

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.

CEOs vs the 99%: No contest when it comes to pay

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The highest paid 100 CEOs on Canada's TSX Index had reason to cheer the New Year: By noon January 3, they had already pocketed $44,366 - what it...

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #6 (Strike Vote Results)

UPS Canada workers from coast to coast to coast have voted 97.1% in favour of strike action.

Notice concerning the election of the President of Teamsters Canada

An election by secret ballot is being conducted among the eligible voters of Teamsters Canada to fill the Office of President of Teamsters Canada and International Vice-President.

Teamsters Go On Strike at Canadian Pacific

Members of the TCRC voted 94.2% to authorize strike action on April 6, 2018, and voted 98.1% to reject CP’s final offer Friday...

Purolator Update

Teamster local unions unanimously reached a tentative agreement with Purolator early on March 29. The strike set for today at 4:30 pm has therefore been averted. More details will be made available throughout the day. The tentative deal still needs to be ratified by members. Purolator’s final offer was initially rejected by members on...

Teamsters Want Dairy Workers Compensated in Upcoming Federal Budget

Teamsters are calling for dairy workers to be compensated in the upcoming federal budget for losses from recent trade agreements. The union represents 5,000 dairy workers in Canada in the dairy processing sector and in bulk milk and dairy product transportation.

Youth of Teamsters Canada Launch Mental Health Campaign

Today, we are launching a national campaign to raise awareness and to make mental health support mandatory in workplaces across Canada.

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.