Teamsters Local 213 Training Centre

Training Centre

The goal of creating a Teamsters Local 213 comprehensive training school is one big step closer to reality after the recent purchase of a three-acre lot and building in Chilliwack, jointly with the LiUNA Construction and Specialized Workers Local 1611. The 7,800 square-foot (724.6 meter squared) building itself is a former warehouse. The local plans … Read More

Peter Aussem Obituary and Celebration of Life

Peter Aussem

The family of Peter Aussem share the sad news of his passing on Saturday, December 30. Peter was born in 1935 in Johore Bahru, Malaya, and passed away at Vernon Jubilee Hospital after a determined fight with cancer. He was 88 years old. Peter was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Moira Aussem in 2002, … Read More

Teamsters Ratify Historic UPS Ccontract


Five-Year National Agreement Passes Overwhelmingly, One Supplement to Be Renegotiated. (WASHINGTON) – Today, Teamsters voted by an overwhelming 86.3 percent to ratify the most historic collective bargaining agreement in the history of UPS. The five-year contract protects and rewards more than 340,000 UPS Teamsters nationwide, raising wages for full- and part-time workers, creating more full-time … Read More

Our brothers and sisters at Remple Bros. Concrete are on strike

On Strike

UPDATE – Sept. 1, 2022

Safety and freedom to choose overtime work were at the heart of the grueling strike by Teamsters Local 213 members at Rempel Bros. Concrete facilities across the Lower Mainland. But despite some concerns, the overall results are being celebrated as a victory…. Read More

Shop Steward Seminars and Golf Tournament

seminar and golf

Shop Steward Seminars:
Kelowna September 10, 2022 At the Coast Capri, Kelowna
Vancouver September 24, 2022 At the Sheraton, Guildford
Prince George October 15, 2022 At the Coast Hotel, Prince George

Golf Tournament September 17, 2022

More details to come.

Georgia Main Food Group – Teamsters on Strike

APRIL 6, 2022 - UPDATE:   After 5 hard weeks on the picket line Teamsters Local 213  Union Members employed  by  Georgia Main Food Group Limited (formerly HY Louie) ratified a new collective agreement on Monday night, ending  job action which began March 3rd, 2022.   The agreement was reached with the assistance of Mediator Grant McArthur ... Read More

Melinda Warnock GoFundMe


On Dec. 16 one of our sisters was involved in a horrific accident. Melinda Warnock is a fellow courier in Vernon, B.C. On Thursday she was in a mall parking lot at the back of her truck unloading freight when a vehicle backed into her, pinning her legs against the step bumper. She was rushed … Read More

Passing of Business Agent George Olver

George Olver

We are very sad to announce the passing of Business Agent George Olver after a short battle with cancer. George joined Teamsters Local 213 as a member at Tree Island Steel in 1989, and then became a Local 213 Business Agent in October 2015.  George will be sadly missed by all of us that worked … Read More

Teamsters Union Amasses $200,000 for Flood Victims in B.C.

December 7, 2021 In response to the catastrophic floods in British Columbia caused by torrential rainfall, the Teamsters Union has mobilized its Canadian local unions, Joint Councils, and Teamsters Canada to amass a $200,000 donation to the BC Red Cross Emergency and Disaster Flood Relief. The $200,000 donation to the BC Red Cross will directly ... Read More