August 2017

2017 Revised Fall Shutdown Schedule

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Please click on the updated Fall Shutdown Schedule as of August 9, 2017.

Work Opportunity Through UA Local 496

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Work Opportunity through UA Local 496: CMR Fabricators at Penhold has work opportunities for tradespersons with the following qualifications: * 4 – “B” Pressure Welders with RMD, STT up-to-date tickets * 1 – 1 st or 2nd year Steamfitter with Hydro experience 4 x 10 hr shifts; Must be a Red Deer...

Permit Performance Evaluation

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Please view the following Permit Performance Evaluation Form. Note that both contractors and members are required to print off this form.

2017/2018 APTC Course Calendar

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Please click on the link for the 2017/2018 Alberta Pipe Trades College Course Calendar. Hard copies will be available in the next few weeks and course are also posted on the APTC website under Education. Come in and sign up for a course today!

July 2017

Cool FLEX Caps Now In!

Monday, July 31, 2017
Local 488 continues to revamp our merchandise inventory. We recently received these very cool flex caps! Please stop by Dispatch and pick up a couple and continue to show your Union Pride wherever you are in the province. The caps are $20.00 each.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Wednesday, July 26, 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...

New Line of Merchandise Available

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Local 488 is proud to announce that we have a new line of merchandise available for sale at Dispatch Hall. We have listened to you and are pleased to provide both short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirts at a very reasonable cost in all sizes. Please stop by the Hall and show your Local 488 pride by...

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!

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...

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.