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US “Rage” Over USMCA Dairy Decision

Objet: US “rage” over USMCA dairy decision  RAGE BUILDS OVER USMCA RULING: American lawmakers and major industry groups are tearing into a landmark decision from the three-member USMCA panel on Friday that…
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Celebrating the Marek Hospitality Cafeteria Staff

The hospitality and catering staff from Marek Hospitality will be closing down at the General Motors Propulsion Plant cafeteria in St. Catharines, Ontario. Despite the bittersweet event, the staff were also recognized and honoured for over thirty-five years of quality service at the St. Catharines…

Concord, Ontario – January 25th, 2022 — The workers at Bimbo Bakeries USA’s Viceroy Plant in Concord successfully voted to unionize with Teamsters Local Union 647 on January 25, 2022, after hours of campaigning and…

Teamsters Local 647 Wins Certification to Represent Workers at Baldinger Sons Bakery

(Brampton, ON) – Workers at Baldinger Sons Bakery voted YES to Teamsters Local 647’s representation on December 7, 2021, despite facing intense pressure from management. Members of all shifts gave their full dedication a…

Stu Powers winners

Stu Powers Winners – Nestle’s Prince Obuorkhartey and Brent Guest

Each year, the members of Local 647 are invited to nominate a Steward from their units for the annual Stu Powers Union Steward Award. Named after one of our Local’s longest-serving Presidents, Stewart Power, we encourage members to tell us which Stewards they believe best…

Press Release: COVID 19 - The Teamsters Welcome the Federal Government's $4 Billion Bonus

Without the truck drivers and grocery store workers, in particular, the last eight weeks would have been  very difficult for many Canadians…

In Memoriam

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Jackie Van Horn

In Memoriam Sister Jackie Van Horn passed away too young and was a loved and is greatly missed by her co-workers at Nestle 401 plant in London. She was a passionate and vocal Union member who cared about her fellow brothers and sisters. Our Local…
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Selvakumar Kanniah

In Memoriam Our Executive Board, staff, the Brothers and Sisters at Teamsters Local 647 are devastated by the sudden passing of Brother Selvakumar Kanniah on Wednesday, August 17, 2021. A long-standing member of the Natrel Don Mills Plant, Selvakumar is a kind and dedicated worker,…
Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed

Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed

In Memoriam Our Executive Board, staff, and all his brothers and sisters at Teamsters Local 647 mourn the passing of Brother Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed. Mohamed passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was a longstanding and hardworking member at the Natrel Don Mills Plant for…
Sister Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Denise Thompson

Our Executive Board and staff at Teamsters Local 647 are mourning the passing of our friend and Sister Denise Thompson. As a longstanding member of Local 647, Denise was a vital part of our Teamsters family. Denise has served our Brothers and Sisters as a…
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Jackie Van Horn

In Memoriam Sister Jackie Van Horn passed away too young and was a loved and is greatly missed by her co-workers at Nestle 401 plant in London. She was a passionate and vocal Union member who cared about her fellow brothers and sisters. Our Local…
Screen Shot 2022-06-24 at 8.17.43 PM

Selvakumar Kanniah

In Memoriam Our Executive Board, staff, the Brothers and Sisters at Teamsters Local 647 are devastated by the sudden passing of Brother Selvakumar Kanniah on Wednesday, August 17, 2021. A long-standing member of the Natrel Don Mills Plant, Selvakumar is a kind and dedicated worker,…
Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed

Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed

In Memoriam Our Executive Board, staff, and all his brothers and sisters at Teamsters Local 647 mourn the passing of Brother Mohamed Hersi-Mohamed. Mohamed passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. He was a longstanding and hardworking member at the Natrel Don Mills Plant for…
Sister Denise Kennedy-Thompson

Denise Thompson

Our Executive Board and staff at Teamsters Local 647 are mourning the passing of our friend and Sister Denise Thompson. As a longstanding member of Local 647, Denise was a vital part of our Teamsters family. Denise has served our Brothers and Sisters as a…

National Day of Mourning

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning, a day to remember those who died, or were injured or made ill, from their work. It is also a day people are asked to recommit to improving health and safety and preventing tragedies in the workplace…

Two Teamster Members Die of COVID-19

Sisters, brothers, I am saddened to report that two of our members have died of COVID-19 this week. Their names were Nagarajah Thisingurajah and Pushparani Nagarajah…