Remembering Canada’s Worst Armoured Car Tragedy

On June 15, 2012, we lost three members of Teamsters Local Union 362 in an armoured car robbery in Edmonton. Their names were Michelle Shegelski, Brian Ilesic, and Eddie Rejano. A fourth armoured car guard was also shot but survived with gruesome and life alternating injuries. 

Significant wage gains for Ottawa’s Metro Ontario warehouse workers

Metro Ontario warehouse workers in Ottawa ratified an important new 5-year collective agreement on Sunday. These 120 members of Teamsters Local 91 obtained a minimum immediate increase of $2.25 per hour with full retroactivity to March 31. The average immediate wage increase for these essential supply chain workers ranges from 9% to 25% dependent upon their seniority.

UPDATE # 9 – Purolator Negotiations

This update is to inform you that a cover letter, company offer and voting instructions were mailed on June 7th to all Teamsters members coast to coast in Canada.

Watch for further bargaining updates and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your Local Union.

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