February 2018

Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) Information

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Please read the Terms and Conditions of Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) that went into effect at the beginning of last year.

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).

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

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.

Program Increase to Four Periods in 2018 for Steamfitter-Pipefitter Apprentices

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
​After consulting with the Alberta industry stakeholders for your trade, Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) is planning to increase the steamfitter-pipefitter apprentice program from a three-year program to a four-year program starting September 1, 2018. Click on the link for more.

2018 Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation Curling Funspiel

Monday, January 15, 2018
The 2018 Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation Curling Funspiel, hosted by BuildTogether, Women of the Alberta Building Trades will take place on March 24, 2018. Please find attached a registration as well as an RSVP. Let's spend a great night of fun raising money for deserving charities!

December 2017

The Edmonton Food Bank Says Thanks!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Many thanks to all of you who donated to the Edmonton Food Bank this holiday season! Together, we were able to donate 126 kilograms of food to those most in need. Once again, you have shown that we are a giving and compassionate organization!

November 2017

Election Committee Information Notice

Monday, November 6, 2017
UA Local 488’s Election Committee is committed to ensuring a secure, efficient and well-run voting process, enabling the easiest and most secure possible voting experience for our membership. To educate and inform our membership, the Election Committee will share information updates in the Pipeline...

October 2017

2017 Revised Fall Shutdown Schedule

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Please click on the updated Fall Shutdown Schedule as of August 9, 2017.

September 2017

Permit Performance Evaluation

Friday, September 29, 2017
Please view the following Permit Performance Evaluation Form. Note that both contractors and members are required to print off this form.