Local 362’s Kenworth Helps Out in High River with the 18th Annual “Show N Shine”

Local 362’s Kenworth Helps Out in High River with the 18th Annual “Show N Shine”

On Sunday September 26th, Local 362’s Kenworth took part in the 18th annual Show N Shine in High River, Alberta to lend a hand for a great cause. In return the Local Union received a special thanks from the organizer of the event, Brian Chipcase: “From: Brian Chipchase To: teamcal@teamsters362.com Subject: Special THX River City…

Brother Robert Halliday – Celebrated for 25 Years of Clean Driving with UPS (Calgary)

Brother Robert Halliday – Celebrated for 25 Years of Clean Driving with UPS (Calgary)

Today in Calgary, Brother Robert Halliday a Member of Local 362 employed with United Parcel Service celebrated a milestone of 25 years of maintaining a safe driving record! To break this down to better understand this tremendous achievement, Brother Halliday has completed approximately 326,000 stops, delivering over 426,000 packages and has driven near 2.3 million…

General President Candidate Forum, September 1, 2021
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General President Candidate Forum, September 1, 2021

From the Office of the Election Supervisor for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Candidates for General President Sean O’Brien (O’Brien-Zuckerman, Teamsters United Slate) and Steve Vairma (Vairma/Herrera, Teamsters Power Slate) will be broadcasted live online on Wednesday September 1, 2021 at 6.30pm (EDT). Please consult postings below for more information.

August 19: Come Join Us for Local 362’s Membership Appreciation BBQ and Open House

August 19: Come Join Us for Local 362’s Membership Appreciation BBQ and Open House

Come and join us for an open house and BBQ at Local 362’s new Union Hall on August 19, from 5.00pm – 9.00pm. As well, newly retired business agents Ken Krawchenko and Rick Prouty will be in attendance, and you will have a chance to say your farewells. Come and join us at: 115 Portage…

Countrywide Day of Action to Support Better Working Conditions for Amazon Employees

Countrywide Day of Action to Support Better Working Conditions for Amazon Employees

On July 7, 2021 Teamsters across Canada gathered in almost all major cities at Amazon locations to show their support for Amazon employees in the constant struggle for better working conditions. Local 362 was active in Edmonton, Alberta and we were enthused by the warm reception and the willingness to communicate the issues they face…

Brother Cameron Ahlstedt Shares the Value of Being a Union Member Upon his Retirement

Brother Cameron Ahlstedt Shares the Value of Being a Union Member Upon his Retirement

Late in June, 2021, the Local Union received a letter from a Member of 362’s Construction Division, brother Cameron Ahlstedt who retired in March this year, due to medical concerns. Brother Ahlstedt decided it would be in his best interest to retire after being a Teamster Member for approximately 20 years to look after his…

Garda Not Giving Paid Vaccination Leave to Alberta Airport Screening Officers

Garda Not Giving Paid Vaccination Leave to Alberta Airport Screening Officers

Via Teamsters Canada (Edmonton) – Garda, the company employing airport screeners at most Alberta airports, is refusing to provide its staff 3 hours paid vaccination leave. While paid vaccination leave is mandatory in Alberta, Garda can dodge the obligation because the company is federally regulated. The Teamsters, which represents most of Garda’s airport screeners in…