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    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Tajinder A

    Congratulations to Tajinder A for being a recipient of the Teamsters 987 Member Scholarship! Tajinder is an immediate child dependant of an active 987 Purolator Member and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education, with a concentration in Chemistry at the University of Calgary. Tajinder has been an active member of her community, contributing over […]

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    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Stephen A

    We would like to congratulate Stephen A as a recipient of the Teamsters 987 Member Scholarship! Stephen currently works at Purolator, is a Teamsters 987 Member, and is currently working towards his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at Mount Royal University. Stephen has been an active member of his community volunteering his time to help […]

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    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Seth F

    We are pleased to announce Seth F as a recipient of our Teamsters 987 Member Scholarship. Seth is an immediate child dependant of a Local 987 Coca-Cola Member and is currently studying at Mount Royal University. He is working towards completing a Bachelor of Business Management and Marketing with a specialization in Athletic Literacy. Seth […]

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    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Jillian H

    Congratulations to Jillian H for being a Teamsters 987 Scholarship recipient! Jillian is an immediate child dependant of a Sysco union Member and began studying at Mount Royal University in September 2021. Jillian is pursuing her Bachelor of Computer Information Systems to gain knowledge in two fields she is passionate about: technology and business. While […]

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    Workplace Wellness and COVID Vaccine FAQs

    Workplace safety is no longer limited to hard hats and steel-toed boots. It extends beyond just keeping your physical body safe from physical injury and harm. While ‘workplace wellness’ is not a new term, it is still an elusive goal for many employers and employees alike. The theory around this kind of wholistic approach encompasses […]

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    987 Member Scholarship Recipient Derek Morel

    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Derek Morel

    We are excited to introduce our second 2020-2021 Teamsters Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient, Derek Morel! Derek has been an active member of Teamsters 987 since 2015 and is currently studying Accounting at MacEwan University. Derek became a union member right out of high school and accredits a large amount of his personal and professional growth in the past 6 years to being a part of Teamsters. Not only is Derek […]

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    Teamsters Local Union 987 Member 2020-2021 Scholarship Winner: Emmanuel Snogba

    Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient: Emmanuel Snogba

    We are excited to introduce our first 2020-2021 Teamsters Local 987 Member Scholarship Recipient, Emmanuel Snogba! Emmanuel has been an active member of Teamsters 987 since 2005 and is currently studying Finance at Athabasca University. Emmanuel currently studies online as a part-time student to be able to continue work full-time to support his family. Along with his commitment to both his work and education, he is also a devoted member […]

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    The Unionizing Process: Securing the Majority Vote

    There are many benefits of joining a labour union such as fair compensation, job security, constant support, and so much more. But while we can all agree that unions benefit workers greatly, the actual process of unionizing isn’t always easy. Successfully organizing your workplace requires one crucial thing that can be challenging to get – […]

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    The Unionizing Process: 5 Steps to Organizing Your Co-Workers

    So how do you unionize? Organizing a workplace is no easy feat. With careful planning, lots of communication, and the support of a strong union, you can make it happen! We’re here to help you understand the 5 steps to organizing your co-workers. It’s important to note that none of the activities below should be done during […]

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    The Unionizing Process: Collective Bargaining and Securing a First Contract

    Unions are based around one simple fact – people are more powerful together than they are alone. Unions give a voice to workers who may have otherwise been ignored. One of the most practical ways that we do this is through collective bargaining. What is collective bargaining? In a typical employment situation, one employee doesn’t […]

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