COMPETITION WATCH: Purolator Courier, Teamsters union reach tentative agreement

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Purolator Courier and Teamsters Canada have reached a tentative agreement for a contract renewal for Purolator’s couriers, package handlers, transport truck drivers and owner/operators across Canada.

The union’s economic committee has recommended the offer to its membership. Ratification votes will take place across the country over the next several weeks.

“We are very pleased that a tentative agreement has been reached and that the union’s economic committee has recommended the offer to its membership,” said Stephen Gould, senior vice-president, human resources for Purolator. “With a tentative agreement in place, Purolator’s future looks very strong and our customers can continue to ship with confidence knowing they will receive the same flexible, responsive service they have come to expect from Canada’s leading courier company.”

“Canada Council of Teamsters is happy that we were able to conclude a tentative collective agreement with Purolator. Our economic committee is recommending the agreement to our membership. We are committed to working with Purolator for a successful future,” said Robert Bouvier, president Teamsters Canada.

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