UPS CANADA NEGOTIATIONS

The collective agreement between the Teamsters and UPS Canada is up for renewal. The agreement governs the working conditions of almost all unionized workers at the company.

Official updates from the bargaining committee can be found on this page. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact your local union.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #7 (Final Offer)

Negotiations to renew your collective agreement concluded today with the company making a final offer. This comes after seven consecutive days of intense talks in Toronto, from Sunday, September 13 to Saturday, September 19.

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.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #5

Your negotiating committee met August 10 through August 14 in Ottawa. We were assisted by a mediator appointed by the federal government as referenced in our last update.
From left to right: Richard Eichel, director of the Teamsters Canada Parcel Division, and François Laporte, president of Teamsters Canada, during UPS negotiations in Quebec City.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #4

The negotiating committee met July 13 though July 17 in Quebec City. We broke into subcommittees; one group to deal with proposals related to hours of work and another to deal with proposals related to feeder drivers, mechanics, subcontracting and Appendix B. This was done to speed up the process, better define the issues at hand and explain ourselves more clearly.

UPS Canada Negotiations Update #3

The negotiating committee met June 22 through June 25 in Vancouver. We were able to get through all proposals with supporting arguments and settled some minor issues.