On July 1, Remtec workers in Chambly ratified a new employment contract with their employer.
Workers at the giant Demix Aggregates plant in St-Jacques-le-Mineur voted 100% in favour of a strike mandate. Their union, Teamsters Local Union 1791, will strike at the appropriate time. The workers rejected 100% of the employer's latest offers at the same union meeting held on June 22.
I was saddened to learn this week that Sister Aline Lachapelle, former president of Teamsters Local Union 1998, passed away. She was the first woman to become president of a Teamster local union in Canada.
The Teamsters Canada Foundation donated $5,000 to Provision Compassion last Tuesday. The president of Teamsters Canada and the Teamsters Canada Foundation, François Laporte, as well as the president of Teamsters Québec, Alain Michaud, presented the cheque.