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July 30, 2019

Teamsters Local 464 celebrated its 100th Anniversary with its first ever Charity Golf Tournament at Meadow Gardens Golf Course on Friday, July 26, 2019.

April 26, 2019

The BC Federation of Labour will be co-hosting a Day of Mourning ceremony taking place in Vancouver, as follows:

March 12, 2019

Teamsters are calling for dairy workers to be compensated in the upcoming federal budget for losses from recent trade agreements.

March 12, 2019

This is a reminder that the applications for the James R.

March 5, 2019

The Teamsters Union, established in 1903, was originally formed by the merger of two rival Unions that represented workers who drove teams of horses, which was how most freight was delivered at tha

February 21, 2019

Local 464 mourns the passing of, life-long labour activist, Arthur “Art” Alexander Kube (January 9, 1935 – February 10, 2019).  Throughout his life, Art was a Union Organizer, the Regional Director

January 25, 2019

Local 464 would like to welcome into the Teamster Brotherhood employees from the Saputo Delta facility.

January 25, 2019

Local 464 would like to congratulate our new Brothers and Sisters at Ultima Foods (Olympic Dairy) on the overwhelming ratification of their first collective agreement, which was accepted by a margi

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“I look after a lot of members in a very big plant. For years I had to fight for them by myself with no help at all from any of the Union’s representatives or Officers. This changed completely once Bobby, Bob and Paul were in office. Now I have access to my reps 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  They’re always there to back me up.” 

- Darrell Lawres – Chief Shop Steward. Saputo, Sperling

"I was there when we brought the Union in. The first-time contract they won for us was unbelievable. It changed the quality of my life. I am now a Shop Steward and enjoy working with my Union and looking after my fellow workers. "

- Paul Landrecht - Shop Steward. Island Farms Dairy.

For 35 years I have been a Teamster and a Dairyworker, I was a young kid needing a job in tough economic times. I found a place to work and make a living, I learned to work together with others having varying and different backgrounds than my own.

Much has changed for me personally and professionally, I got married to my beautiful wife of almost 25 years and we have raised two amazing children, both of whom are presently studying abroad. Both of my children were recipients of Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Funding.

So much of my success I can credit to having a well paying union job. The Teamsters have been a great union for me, negotiating strong collective agreements that held good wage and benefit packages as well as the cornerstone beliefs of seniority and workers’ rights. The Teamsters gave me a good wage and a voice.

I have always been an active Teamster, and now I sit on Local 464's Executive Board.

There can be a great degree of personal feelings when the word union is mentioned, but so often I look at professional associations and realize the name may be different, but the thought is the same...strength in numbers.

As I get toward the end of my career, I look forward to the thought of receiving the Teamsters Canada Pension Plan, and I am so grateful for the belief others had before me that Teamsters deserved a good and decent retirement...thank you.

Drew


- Drew Speirs