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Nov 30, 2018, 08:12 ET New NAFTA Offers Little Reason to Celebrate: Teamsters Canada

Canada made few real gains in the new trade deal… LAVAL, QC, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Today's signing of the new NAFTA offers Teamsters little reason to celebrate. American tariffs on steel and...


Oct 01, 2018, 16:01 ET Teamsters Request Coroner's Inquest into Death of Conductor

LAVAL, QC, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters have written to the Chief Medical Examiner of Manitoba to request a coroner's inquest into a September 15 derailment near Ponton, MB that killed a ...


Oct 01, 2018, 12:47 ET Teamsters Canada not ready to support or oppose new NAFTA replacement

The devil is in the details… LAVAL, QC, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Teamsters Canada will be studying the final agreement and its implementing legislation before deciding to support or stand against...


Sep 16, 2018, 16:23 ET Fatal Accident on the Hudson Bay Railway

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - One member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) died and another was taken to hospital in critical condition following a train derailment on the...


Sep 06, 2018, 08:24 ET Advisory - Teamsters Canada Spokesperson Available for Comment on NAFTA

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Christopher Monette, Director of Public Affairs at Teamsters Canada, is in Washington, DC to monitor the eleventh-hour NAFTA negotiations. He will be...


Jul 20, 2018, 13:07 ET Teamsters Ratify 4-Year Agreement with CP

LAVAL, QC, July 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) voted 64.7% to ratify a four-year agreement covering over 3000 conductors and...


Jun 21, 2018, 16:59 ET Teamsters Support Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor

LAVAL, QC, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Teamsters Canada is proud to support the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor Project, a $12 billion First Nations-led pipeline and energy corridor between Fort McMurray,...


Jun 13, 2018, 15:48 ET Teamsters Denounce Trump, Fully Support Government of Canada

LAVAL, QC, June 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Teamsters Canada Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, his personal attacks against Prime Minister ...


May 30, 2018, 14:17 ET Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With CP, Ending Strike

CALGARY, May 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Pacific (CP) to renew the collective agreement for over 3000 conductors...


Apr 20, 2018, 19:49 ET Teamsters, IBEW to Postpone Strike at CP

CALGARY, April 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Labour, on the advice of federal mediators, has agreed to Canadian Pacific's request to order a vote on a final offer to renew their collective...


Apr 19, 2018, 17:59 ET CP Rail the Aggressor, Not the Victim

CALGARY, April 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) is confused at the sight of Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) publicly playing the "victim card" in current contract...


Apr 18, 2018, 00:42 ET Teamsters Serve 72 Hours' Strike Notice to CP

CALGARY, April 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Given lack of progress at the bargaining table, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference formally served 72 hours' notice of intent to strike to Canadian Pacific...


Apr 14, 2018, 13:45 ET Teamsters Reveal CP's True Intentions

LAVAL, QC, April 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - In a press release replete with fabrication and innuendo, Canadian Pacific (CP) last night claimed it was trying to negotiate in good faith with the Teamsters ...


Apr 06, 2018, 12:55 ET Teamsters at CP Vote to Authorize Strike Action

LAVAL, QC, April 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) at Canadian Pacific (CP) have voted by a margin of 94.2 % to authorize strike action. Some 3000...


Mar 23, 2018, 12:16 ET Teamsters Raise Concerns on Canada-Mercosur Trade Talks

LAVAL, QC, March 23, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - François Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada, wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau today about trade negotiations between Canada and the Mercosur bloc of...


Mar 15, 2018, 10:00 ET New Molson Plant: Melançon Must Show Leadership

LAVAL, QC, March 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - In the wake of breweries' shift towards cans in recent years, and following the end of the Recyc-Québec agreement two years ago, Teamsters Local Union 1999...


Mar 11, 2018, 11:52 ET Molson Brewery Workers Ratify New Collective Agreement

LAVAL, QC, March 11, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Workers at the Molson Brewery on Notre-Dame Street in Montréal voted in favor of their employer's final offers at a union meeting on Sunday. Teamsters Local...


Feb 27, 2018, 16:51 ET Teamsters Satisfied With Trudeau Budget

LAVAL, QC, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Teamsters Canada is satisfied with the Trudeau Government's third budget. The union is pleased that the government is taking small steps toward creating a...


Feb 25, 2018, 14:30 ET Molson Workers Authorize Strike Action

LAVAL, QC, Feb. 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - 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...


Jan 19, 2018, 18:20 ET Tragedy at Lac-Mégantic: Time for the Government to Take Responsibility

LAVAL, QC, Jan. 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters Union is relieved by the acquittal of three Montreal, Maine & Atlantic workers who were accused of criminal negligence causing death in the...


Dec 23, 2017, 17:42 ET Fatal Workplace Accident at CN in Melville, Saskatchewan

MELVILLE, SK, Dec. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - A Canadian National (CN) worker died following a workplace accident yesterday in Melville, Saskatchewan. The worker was a 26 year-old woman with...


Nov 06, 2017, 20:42 ET Teamsters Statement on Hudson Bay Railway

While the Federal Government has directed OmniTRAX to repair the damaged track, it appears nothing has been done. OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The following is a statement from Roland Hackl,...


Oct 26, 2017, 19:17 ET Inkas armoured car guards threaten strike action

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Approximately 80 armoured car guards at Inkas Security Group in Toronto could go on strike at 12:01 p.m. on Monday, October 30. Workers gave Teamsters Local...


Oct 16, 2017, 15:01 ET Teamster leaders in U.S., Canada laud their respective NAFTA negotiators

International Union Sees Glass Half Full WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - At the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters dispatched staff from both its ...


Oct 15, 2017, 20:50 ET Airport Strike Over at Pearson Airport

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The 80-day strike at Pearson Airport by members of Teamsters Local Union 419 is officially over. Swissport workers today voted 63% in favour of ratifying a new...