Organizing

Why should I join GCC/Teamsters Local 100M?

It’s no secret that the gap between rich and poor in this country has been growing rapidly. While we Canadians tend to think of ourselves as being more progressive than our southern neighbours, recent data dispels this myth. According to a study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), income disparity in Canada … Read more …

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Advantages to joining GCC/Teamster Local 100M

In today’s fragile economy, where downsizing and layoffs are a common occurrence, the union offers you the most valuable thing a working person can have –job security. Through your elected board of representatives, GCC/Teamster Local 100M makes this possible by: Negotiating a contract with your employer, which guarantees in writing your wages, hours, health and … Read more …

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Strikes

Teamsters Canada ensures that it is fully prepared for unpleasant situations unions may face. Commonly, strikes are one of the biggest issues facing labour unions today. As a result, Teamsters Canada has designated a certain portion to strikes from the Teamsters Canada Financial Service Department. The strike fund was originated at a convention, which took … Read more …

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