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    Job Security in the age of the Automation

    What does automation mean for the future of work? Though it may be hard to predict the future in many areas of life, with work, we can know almost for certain that automation is coming our way. As technology advances, there are many types of jobs that may be at risk of major change, such […]

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    How Unions Can Help Workers Reskill for the Future

    In the age of information and technology, it can sometimes feel like the world around us is changing at the speed of light. While some innovations have made our lives so much easier, there have also been developments that can cause worry for workers as companies and workplaces evolve, leaving them wondering whether their skills […]

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    Disability Insurance: What To Do When the Unexpected Happens

    While we all do our best to stay healthy and safe, getting sick or injured can be an unfortunate reality of life. When a worker is hurt or ill and unable to work, the last thing they need is the added stress of figuring out how to get the financial support they need. Do you […]

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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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    New Collective Agreement with Coca-Cola, Ends a 2-week Strike

    Teamsters Local Union 987 reaches new collective agreement with Coca-Cola, ending a two-week strike Teamsters Local Union 987 successfully reaches deal with the company; union members will return to work Sunday evening CALGARY – April 1, 2021 – Teamsters Local Union 987 has reached a new collective agreement with Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited. Some 268 […]

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    We are all Teamsters

    We are all Teamsters. We work hard. We are here to support your business by ensuring the safe delivery of refreshment products to retail stores, restaurants and other partners. We are loyal. We are committed to you, to the growth of your business and to doing the best job we can. That said, our workers […]

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    Maintaining a positive work-life balance

    In today’s world, work-life balance can almost seem something impossible to achieve. This generations technology also makes it greatly accessible to get a hold of workers after their designated hours, adding more stress to your home life. According to a Harvard Business School survey, 94% of working professionals reported working over 50 hours per week, […]

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