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April 28, 2020

The National Day of Mourning happens each year on April 28.  This is a day to remember workers who have been killed and those who suffer from a work-related injury or disease. 

April 3, 2020

Transport Canada has issued new Federal Safety Guidelines to protect drivers and limit the spread of COVID-19 in commercial vehicle operations.  The guidelines include ensuring vehicles are clean a

March 9, 2020

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Health and Safety Department has developed a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary and Resources document.  The document includes informat

December 20, 2019

As 2019 draws to its close, a quick couple of comments on the year that has just passed.

December 10, 2019

The four recipients of the $2,500.00 Teamsters Canada Scholarships for 2019 are:

Jagdeep Singh, Local Union 31

December 10, 2019

Teamsters Local Union No. 464 is proud to announce Julia Beatrice Liston, a relative of member Ulyses Liston, has been selected as a $1,000.00 James R.

October 30, 2019

Based on a true story, the movie Stand!

October 7, 2019

This is a reminder that the applications for the Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship are due October 31, 2019. 

August 29, 2019

Labour Day events will be happening throughout British Columbia on Monday, September 2.   

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Testimonial

"I have been a member of Teamsters Local 464 for 23 years and have seen many of the executives come and go. Some of the previous executives nearly ran the Local into bankruptcy including losing our pension.  Bobby Kornhass, Bob Ryder and Paul Barton brought us back from the brink. Since they took over in 2000, we at Dairyland (Saputo) have had the best contracts I have seen since I have been there."

- Randy Onyschak

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

"I was employed for many years at a Teamster company that was shut down due to the economy. Because of my age, I was worried about starting over. Bobby, Bob and Paul not only negotiated a much better severance package than was in the contract, but they also went the extra mile and got me on at one of their other companies with an even better contract.They continued to help me even though it wasn't their job to."

- Armando Borean