July 2017

Advanced Work Packaging and WorkFace Planning - Upcoming Course

Thursday, July 13, 2017
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) has just announced Fall dates for their Advanced Work Packaging and WorkFace Planning Fundamentals courses. Please click on the link to find out more and register today!

UPDATE: Action Planned For Wednesday at ICE District/Towers A and E

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Please note that the action planned for Wednesday July 12, 2017 regarding the Ice District and an Ontario company doing work non union on Towers A and E are now on hold until further notice. Thanks to all of you who offered to volunteer - we very much appreciate your time and efforts.

Local 488 Proud To Sponsor DrifCan!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Local 488 is proud to sponsor DRIFCan’s vision to end Type 1 Diabetes by supporting the team that “can” cure Type One Diabetes so they “WILL” cure Type One Diabetes. DRIFCan is inviting the cycling circles across North America to join them in purchasing a cycling jersey and sharing stories of why...

Employment Opportunity - UA Local 488 Pipeline Representative

Thursday, July 6, 2017
UA Local 488 is seeking a Representative/Organizer for our Pipeline sector. Please read the attachment for further details on this exciting opportunity.

June 2017

Celebrate Canada Day With Us!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Please stop by the Local and purchase one or more of these great Canada Day shirts! Long sleeve shirts are selling for $20.00 and short sleeve shirts are $15.00.

Elected Delegates for 2017 Canadian UA Conference

Monday, June 19, 2017
An election was held at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to choose the 2017 Canadian UA Conference Delegates. The Canadian UA Conference is every two years, and will take place in Montreal on August 21-24, 2017. Here is a list of those who were elected.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
In an effort to provide faster and more efficient service to our members, the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will now be taking registrations exclusively online for all OSSA and BSO safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for...

Rope Access Training Course Now Offered

Friday, June 9, 2017
The Alberta Pipe Trades College will be running the IRATA Rope Access Training Course from July 17-21. Please click on the link for details.

May 2017

Reimbursement Of Work-Ready Workforce Training Courses

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Please read the following as it relates to the reimbursement of Work-Ready Workforce training courses. Please note this reimbursement is for Local 488 members only in good standing.

2017 Conditions For Membership - Local 488

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Please read the following updated conditions for Local 488 Membership as well as the new Performance Evaluation sheet.