Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement

The collective agreement of 2021 – 2023, which will come into force from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023, is a combination of new agreements and provisional provisions of the 2019-2021 agreement that will enter into the 2021-2023 treaty. Copies of the preliminary agreements have been published on the main page of the Teamsters 117 contract and will be replaced by the final agreement as soon as it is available. Christopher Monette, Director of Public AffairsTeamsters CanadaCell: [email protected] “I would like to thank all the members who participated in this important process. I would like to thank and congratulate everyone on the negotiating committee for the long hours they spent in these negotiations, which took place under unusual and difficult circumstances,” added Mr. Laporte. Details of the agreement in the following summary table: The new contract will improve wage growth for all categories of workers, which means that some members will receive immediate increases of up to $2 to $3 per hour. Workers who already receive the maximum rate will receive an increase of $4.10 over the five-year contract. Full-time seniority workers (at least 90 days on duty) earn twice as much time on weekends if they work at least five hours. Teamsters represent nearly 125,000 workers across Canada. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which is affiliated with Teamsters Canada, has 1.4 million members in North America.

Visit for more information. Follow us on Twitter @TeamstersCanada and “we love” on Facebook at UPS Store employees are not unionized and are not covered by this agreement. Other improvements have been made to the retirement plan, benefit plan and working time arrangements. The policy of facial hair has also been relaxed, which has led the company into the 21st century by finally allowing drivers to have neat and well-trimmed beards. Teamsters Canada represents more than 9,300 front-line workers at UPS. Unionized positions include drivers, mechanics, air ramp employees, sorters, parcel transformers, car detergents, customer counters and most office workers. “Our union has been able to achieve financial and other improvements in the working conditions of these hard-working Canadians on the front lines of this pandemic. This recognizes the crucial role they have played in the supply chain since the onset of this crisis,” said Teamsters Canada National President Francois Laporte.

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