Upcoming events. The Retirees Club luncheon  is coming up soon. Call 604-875-6636 to find out more. Teamsters Local 213 members will again be volunteering at the February Variety Show of Hearts. If you’d like to volunteer, call 604-876-5213. If you have an event of interest to other Teamster members that you’d like added to this list, call Business … Read More

Plan your holidays now

It may be snowin’ and the wind may be blowin’ but it’s not too early to start thinking about next summer!

Next Retirees Club meeting

Retired members from Teamsters Local 213 and all four B.C. local unions meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except June, July and August) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the Teamsters Building in Vancouver. Your local union pays the $20 annual dues for the first two years. Besides a great … Read More

Stay up-to-date

Keep us informed of your current address. If you’re off work, your dues become your own responsibility or you have the right to request a withdrawal card. Keep the name of your beneficiary up to date. Local 213 covers all active dues-paying members for a $2,000 death benefit. Many members remember to update their pension … Read More

Local 213 and Sun-Rype sign 8-year agreement

The 200 Teamster members at Sun-Rype in Kelowna have something in common with the referees of the NFL. Employers presented both with proposals for eight-year contracts. Local 213 Business Agent Kimm Davis said we might be seeing more long-term agreements because “companies are looking for long-term labour commitments and unions want security for their members.” … Read More

2012 Women’s Conference

The 2012 Teamster Women’s Conference, held in San Francisco this year, brought together more than 800 Teamsters from across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The three-day event featured an impressive lineup of speakers, networking opportunities and educational workshops on labour law, steps to financial security, social networking, strategic planning for business agents, and much … Read More