IKEA Richmond locks out employees Monday May 13th

IKEA Richmond store will lock out its employees effective Monday May 13th.   After two rejected offers that called for a variety of concessions, a proposed return to a tiered wage system and contracting out of bargaining unit work the workers must now protect themselves.  United action can achieve what needs to be done and Teamsters … Read More

Serving Teamster members in B.C.’s Northwest

Jason Conway, business agent serving Northwest B.C., is based at the Teamsters Local 213 office in Prince George. However, since he started the job in October 2012, he’s not yet spent a week at the office. He’s been on the road supporting members who are working on some of the biggest construction projects in the … Read More

Scholarship winners

Business Agent Terry Westhaver presents Amber Campbell, daughter of Teamsters Local 213 member Kevin Campbell, with a James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship.       Amber Campbell, daughter of Teamster member Kevin Campbell, is one of the recipients of the $1,000 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarships in 2012.  Amber is currently enrolled at the University of … Read More