BELLEVILLE, ON – Cooney Transport and Cooney Bulk Sales have signed a five year collective agreement with Teamsters Local 91 members. The agreement was secured over four votes on January 27 and 28, and “overwhelmingly” accepted by members, the union […]
WINDSOR, ON – Union members at a Fiat Chrysler assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario have until mid-August to identify cost-saving measures that would keep their employer from outsourcing 285 trucking jobs.
TORONTO — Highland Transport has agreed to hold off on firing its owner-operators, pending a second vote on a new union contract later this month
TORONTO — Now that its longstanding labor issues are finally settled, Highland Transport is gearing up for what is hoped to be a small rebound in the truckload market over the next year.
OTTAWA — Anxious Canadian freight forwarders will have to wait a little longer for the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark decision on whether cross-dock, intermodal carrier Consolidated Fastfrate can be federally unionized.
OTTAWA — For at least the third time in a couple of years, legislation to ban federally regulated companies from hiring replacement workers during labor strikes has been defeated.
OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has finally ruled on a critical case that could change how some freight forwarders, logistics companies, and hybrid highway carriers are governed under provincial and federal law.
OVERLAND PARKS, KS – Financially troubled truck giant YRC Worldwide and Teamsters union are looking to strike a different agreement after the union voted down a contract extension.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration plans to crack down on companies that blur the lines between employees as independent contractors, including owner-operators in the trucking industry.
TORONTO – Just as rail capacity was ramping back up to normal, a majority of CN conductors and switchyard employees voted to hit the bricks for the second time in as many months – overwhelmingly rejecting a tentative agreement struck between their union and the railway a few weeks ago.
VANCOUVER — Collective agreements negotiated by the Vancouver Container Truckers Association-CAW Local 2006 (VCTA) expired at the beginning of July and, so far, negotiations of new agreements are not going smoothly.
CHATHAM, Ont. — Contrary to some claims, Navistar’s heavy truck assembly plant in Chatham, Ont. can easily ramp up to build Canadian military vehicles, says the CAW’s assistant to the president Robert Chernecki.
VANCOUVER, BC – Unionized container truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver agreed to vote on a deal made with labor mediator Vince Ready, who’s been assigned to resolved the conflict by Transport Canada.
OTTAWA — Former Canadian representatives of the United Transportation Union are trying to scuttle a tentative labor agreement with CN Rail by mounting a Teamsters takeover of the U.S.-based union.
LANGLEY, BC – A strike and protest by truckers at the Port Metro Vancouver turned from peaceful to aggressive, according to the Western Canadian Shippers’ Coalition (WCSC) and the BC Trucking Association (BCTA).