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

A race against time – Achieving a new Federal Anti-Scab Law

Legal Report

On November 9, 2023, fulfilling a commitment made to the New Democratic Party, the federal government introduced Bill C-58 into Parliament. The bill, if passed, would prohibit the use of replacement workers by an employer during a legal strike or lockout. The bill would prevent an employer from using the services of any of the … 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

IKEA proposes major Richmond store expansion


IKEA is considering growing its retail operations in Metro Vancouver by significantly expanding its Richmond store. The Richmond location is unionized and has approximately 276 local 213 members. The company recently submitted a development permit application to the municipal government to seamless perform a major building expansion of the existing building at 3320 Jacombs Road. … 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

The Teamsters support Bill C-3


The Teamsters Union supports the Trudeau government’s plan to offer 10 days of paid sick leave to all workers in federally regulated sectors. By amending the Labour Code, Bill C-3 would extend paid sick leave to workers from both the public and private sectors. Teamsters Canada and its local unions represent tens of thousands of … Read More

Vaccination becomes mandatory in the Federal Sector in Canada

“Our representatives with the federal government will be attending meetings over the next few days to obtain all the details that concern our members.” François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada Laval, October 6, 2021 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that, in addition to federal public sector workers, airline, railway and marine employees will … Read More

General President Candidates Forum

OFFICE OF THE ELECTION SUPERVISOR for the INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS 1990 M STREET, N.W., SUITE 650 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036 844-428-8683 TOLL FREE 202-925-8922 FACSIMILE GENERAL PRESIDENT CANDIDATES FORUM LIVE ON THE INTERNET WHEN: Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6:30 pm (EDT) WHERE: National Press Club 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor Washington, D.C. … Read More