February 2018

Premier Notley Reaffirms Support For Pipelines

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Premier Rachel Notley spoke at the Alberta Pipe Trades College on Friday. The premier along with representatives from UA Canada, the Canadian Building Trades Unions and UA Local 488, reaffirmed their commitment to getting pipelines built for the good of working families. Please view highlights of...

Updated Information Regarding Voting Procedures (Mail or On-Line)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Please read this important updated notice provided by UA Local 488's Election/Ballot Committee. We remind you once again to please take the time and vote by mail or online. It's YOUR Union - VOTE!

Great Article On The UA's Local Commitment To The Trades

Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Edmonton Journal has a great article on the UA's commitment to the O'Leary In-School Plumbing Program. Please have a read. http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/catholic-high-schools-students-plunge-into-plumbing-trade

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Monday, February 12, 2018
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...

Upcoming Classes at the Alberta Pipe Trades College

Monday, February 12, 2018
Please note the upcoming courses that are coming your way at the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC).

RAC Employment Opportunity - Fort McMurray Residents

Monday, February 12, 2018
Please click on the link for the following RAC employment opportunity for members residing in Fort McMurray and surrounding area.

ACTIMS Women in Trades Awards & Bursary Program 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018
Currently ACTIMS only has 7 applicants for the Women in Building Trades Bursary they award every year- it’s basically free money for female Journeypersons and Apprentices! The application deadline is April 30 so please apply now! ​ http://www.actims.ca/page/awards

Rig Welders Needed!

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Local 488 is now accepting resumes for rig welders that are equipped for TIG welding for various industrial shutdowns. Please click on the link for more.

Important Notice - 2nd and 3rd Year Apprentice Welders For Spring Shutdown

Monday, February 5, 2018
There is an opportunity for 2nd and 3rd year apprentices to participate in welder training and successfully complete the "C" Pressure Ticket issued by ABSA. Please click to find out more.

January 2018

Local 488 and St. John Ambulance Partner For YOUR Safety

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Local 488 and St. John Ambulance have partnered to offer you critical safety needs. Our partnership includes various discounts so please click on the link for all the details.