We have some more good news from the Local. For those working under the GMPC/NMC Agreement, we are excited to announce that effective January 1, 2023, double time (DT) and hours earned have returned in the 2023/2024 agreement.
DT will now begin at after ten (10) hours on all regular workdays
DT for all hours worked on Saturdays
DT for all hours worked on Sundays (for both Long-Term and Short-Term Maintenance workers)
DT for all hours on all Statutory Holidays
We have eliminated the $0.75 difference for LTM in the Fort McMurray area
This announcement is well deserved and will surely help our members to live a better quality of life.
Please see below and click on the link to read the full announcement from the GPMC.
Another job well done by Local 488! A huge thank you to all who contributed to the success of the recent Suncor Edmonton 2022 turnaround. Your dedication, quality, and safety did not go unnoticed! Melloy sent this letter to us and we would like to share it with you! Thank you to all the members, our dispatch, and our contractors-client partners!
Your election committee would like to share the following information regarding eligibility and deadlines for the officers’ election, as well as a correction to the Building and Fraternal Committee nominations.
The Alberta Pipe Trades College is excited to partner with Edmonton Public Schools with a fully funded Introduction to the Pipe Trades program for high school students. The first class will be attending training at the APTC Jan 31 – April 14, 2023. Successful students will be receiving credit towards their high school diploma.
This is great news for us and the industries we represent to encourage youth to get into the trades!