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26 november 2022

14:29
Teamsters Local Union 987 (Teamsters 987) members have accepted an offer from Loblaw Companies (Loblaw) hours before being locked out of their Calgary Freeport Facility on November 25. In total 534 Teamsters members had been laid off in the affected...


25 november 2022

15:37
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) congratulates Amtrak, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and the Port of Mobile (Ala.) on their Nov. 22 agreement, ending more than six years of challenging negotiations. "FMCS is pleased we...

13:52
Recognizing the alarming rise in reports of pharmacy robberies across Ontario, the Ontario College of Pharmacists' Board of Directors will be discussing the use of mandatory time-delayed safes in all community pharmacies at its December 12 meeting....

10:00
After years of dedicated service, Cathryn Hoy, RN, President of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) has announced her resignation from the position of President. ...


24 november 2022

10:00
In a historic moment, Ontario's five largest health care unions have joined forces, issuing an SOS appeal to Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Sylvia Jones: your plan is failing ? take action and adopt our solutions to stabilize Ontario's...


23 november 2022

12:00
Premier Doug Ford's and his health minister's failing plan to stabilize the province's crashing healthcare system is prompting five of Ontario's largest healthcare unions to band together and issue an SOS appeal for the PCs to act immediately and not...

08:30
Following the conclusion of public proceedings held by the Mass Casualty Commission, and ahead of the Commission's final report by the end of March 2023, the National Police Federation today released a comprehensive list of its own recommendations,...

06:00
This morning at 10 a.m., 200 nurses and other healthcare workers will join their SEIU Healthcare union sisters and brothers from Kerry's Place Autism Services, who were locked out over the employer's refusal to bargain a collective agreement that...


22 november 2022

16:03
The Teamsters told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday that it must end employer surveillance practices used against workers, especially by predatory companies like Amazon....


21 november 2022

17:49
Teamsters at Kroger have voted by an overwhelming 88 percent to ratify a new national contract. The five-year master agreement covers over 1,500 Kroger workers nationwide and provides significant improvements to wages, benefits, and working...

09:40
More than 527 of the 534 members at a Loblaw distribution centre in Calgary have been served layoff notices, effective this week, amidst ongoing contract negotiations. The dispute involves members of Teamsters Local Union 987 of Alberta (Teamsters...


20 november 2022

19:56
Tomorrow, 128 Developmental Service Workers (DSWs) across the Greater Toronto Area are exercising their right to strike after union attempts to deliver better care outcomes with safety and security for all were repeatedly met with deplorable offers...

18:03
"We are very pleased that following many days of bargaining, the Council of Trustees' Associations, the Provincial government and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) reached a tentative collective agreement. The tentative agreement ensures...


18 november 2022

16:29
Following years of reprisals by bosses against members of OPSEU/SEFPO Local 467 for their union activity, Local 467 is holding an information rally outside the Quinte Detention Centre on Monday. DATE: Monday, November 21 TIME: 6 a.m. - 12 p.m....

15:31
The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 ("Local 793") is deeply disappointed with Federal Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal's decision to reject Baffinland Iron Mines' Phase 2 expansion proposal and his clear failure to recognize...

12:52
Workers at GreenWaste of Palo Alto in Santa Clara, Calif., voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to become Teamsters. The 40-worker group of drivers and mechanics will now join with thousands of waste workers throughout the Bay Area represented by Local...

10:56
The Teamsters are demanding congressional leaders take up bipartisan antitrust legislation during the current lame duck session of Congress. Approving such a bill would crack down on the anti-competitive actions of Amazon and other wealthy...


17 november 2022

18:34
Unifor Local 892 has filed for mediation after contract negotiations with Mosaic Potash Esterhazy Limited reached an impasse. "Mosaic...

15:37
Drivers and monitors at Student Transportation of America (STA) have voted by a two-to-one margin to join Teamsters Local 610. The 170 workers provide student transportation for the Ferguson-Florissant School District (FFSD)....

14:17
The more than 500 registered nurses of Milford Regional Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted overwhelmingly on November 16 to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement after unionizing in 2021 and...

09:00
New statistics released today show that Ontario's supply of registered nurses (RNs) has fallen further behind the national average than ever before....


16 november 2022

19:32
Newly organized beer, wine, and liquor workers at Penske Logistics have ratified their first contract with Teamsters Local 174, guaranteeing protections to improve their lives on and off the job....

15:09
Unifor Local 10-B members at Dearborn Ford in Kamloops will strike on Thursday, Nov. 17 at noon if the profitable employer doesn't drop its demands for concessions....

13:08
Unifor will fight for public health care after conservative Premier Heather Stefanson promised increased private sector delivery in the speech from the throne....


15 november 2022

14:25
Today, more than 350 companies and organizations including public and private sector employers, nonprofits, chambers of commerce, patient advocacy groups, insurers, brokers, unions, and multinational companies signed a letter urging Congress to...


14 november 2022

19:00
Following the Ford government's Fall Economic Update which provided no new funding for a health care system falling apart at the seams, OPSEU/SEFPO leaders had a message for Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy: "Do your job. Fix...

18:10
As healthcare workers struggle and families wait longer for care, SEIU Healthcare released the following statement from union president Sharleen Stewart:...

17:28
With rising surpluses and deepening service cuts, the Ontario Fall Economic Statement shows that government has not fully learned the lessons of this month's labour strife....

16:49
The Ontario government's Fall Economic Statement (FES) today signaled its continuing commitment to help build the province's manufacturing sector, reducing business and energy costs, and providing targeted relief for Ontarians as they battle historic...

12:21
Filco Carting, the definitive leader in commercial waste collection services throughout the greater New York City metro area, announced today it is teaming up with its union, Local 108, to partner on training sessions as part of the Pathways to...

11:14
Unifor National President Lana Payne called for urgent action to address the affordability crisis and for enactment of policies that will bolster and support workers and their families as she outlined the union's 2023 federal budget priorities to...

06:00
Unifor's National President, Lana Payne, and additional union leaders, will hold a media conference to kick off a week of lobbying on worker issues and the union's 2023 federal budget priorities in Ottawa....


11 november 2022

14:24
Unifor's National President, Lana Payne, and additional union leaders, will hold a media conference to kick off a week of lobbying on worker issues and the union's 2023 federal budget priorities in Ottawa....

09:07
Yesterday, Teamsters and community allies held a demonstration outside of Shelton City Hall during its Board of Aldermen meeting. They are calling on Mayor Mark Lauretti to stop engaging unlawful, anti-union behavior, and the Connecticut State Board...


10 november 2022

18:14
Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation (NPF), regarding the future of policing in Surrey:...

09:30
The Millwright Regional Council of Ontario (MRCO) and X-energy Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase awareness of the Xe-100 small modular reactor (SMR) and the job and training opportunities the technology could create...


9 november 2022

14:54
The following is a statement from Teamsters Joint Council 32 and Local 120 President Tom Erickson about Tuesday night's election results in Minnesota, which delivered a big victory for Teamster members and other friends of labor no matter what side...


8 november 2022

14:24
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract on behalf of roughly 13,000 members of 13 local unions at U.S. Steel facilities featuring major economic and contract language...

07:30
Labour shortages have been negatively impacting Canadian agri-businesses, with nearly three-quarters (74%) of agri-business owners working more hours to make up for the lack of staff, according to a new report by the Canadian Federation of...


7 november 2022

16:02
Operations Specialists, Maintenance Specialists, Shift Leads and Team Leads working for Spin electric scooters in San Diego voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 542. It is the third city where Spin workers have unionized and the first outside of...

14:16
Unifor joined a media conference with CUPE education workers following a commitment by Premier Ford to fully repeal Bill 28 and return to the bargaining table with education workers....

10:00
Economic activity in the hospital subsector grew in October for the 29th consecutive month, say the nation's hospital supply executives in the latest Hospital ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Nancy LeMaster, MBA, Chair of the...


6 november 2022

15:46
SEIU Healthcare, after bargaining with the Ontario Hospital Association over the past year, received the arbitrator's decision last Friday afternoon that its hospital members, and those of CUPE's...

10:30
Thirty community and labour organizations are coming together, supported by numerous academic, religious and business groups and individuals, to demand the implementation of a truly inclusive program for the regularization of non-status migrants. As...

07:00
Twenty-nine community and labour organizations are coming together, supported by numerous academic, religious and business groups and individuals, to demand the implementation of a truly inclusive program for the regularization of non-status...


4 november 2022

16:25
Ready-mix drivers at Corliss Resources have officially joined Teamsters Local 174, following a clear vote last week to unionize and recent certification by the National Labor Relations Board. The vote was nearly 4-to-1 in favor of the Teamsters,...

13:58
Teamsters Canada is very pleased with the measures announced today in the government of Canada's Fall Economic Statement 2022, which provide a better quality of life and protection for workers and their families, on one hand, while acknowledging...

12:31
Unifor and Unifor's Ontario Regional Council (ORC) announce joint donations to support CUPE education workers fighting Ford's egregious attack on workers' rights using the Notwithstanding Clause....

09:07
Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien on Wednesday officially appointed Teamsters Local 202 Secretary-Treasurer Anthony M. Rosa the new Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission (HRDC)....


3 november 2022

19:10
Unifor members are mobilizing to support education workers' bargaining demands and right to strike on Friday, November 4, 2022 following the disgraceful passage of Bill 28 in the Ontario Legislature....

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