October 2019

Members - We need your help to fill these calls - We currently have dispatch slips available for members, travel cards and permits for the following trades: Journeymen Steamfitter, Journeymen B- Pressure Welder and Apprentice Steamfitters. We can also dispatch Journeymen Sprinkerfitters and Journeymen Plumbers as AB Journeymen Steamfitters.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Good Afternoon Members: Please see the attached Travel Protocol for those working on the Horizon 2019 Turnaround/Pitstop from September 9, 2019 - October 31, 2019. This will be in effect for Pipefitters, Apprentices & Welders.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Members: One of our signatory contractors is in need of a QC Level 2 for full time work as a staff position which could be a long term permanent role. If interested, please email your resume to Stacey.Bilger@local488.ca. Again, we thank all who apply.  

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Please be advised that the 2019 RJW Bursary Program has reached the halfway point to completion. Click on the attached advertisement for information regarding eligibility requirements. The bursaries have increased this year to $2000.00 and 100 bursaries are available to supplement the cost of post-secondary education for your child/children.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Members: Please read the following letter written by Business Manager Robert Taylor regarding Open Calls for Specialty Welders.  This letter has been faxed to all Canadian Locals.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

September 2019

Members - We need your help to fill these calls - We will be open on Saturday, September 21 at 9:00 am - Noon dispatching members, travel cards and permits for the following trades: Journeymen Steamfitter, Journeymen B- Pressure Welder and Apprentice Steamfitters. We can also dispatch Journeymen Sprinkerfitters and Journeymen Plumbers as AB Journeymen Steamfitters.

Monday, September 23, 2019

The September 2019 edition of the Pipeline Newsletter is now available. Please take the time to read this important edition as it contains information on the upcoming Local 488 elections. Stay informed - it's YOUR union!  

Friday, September 20, 2019

Members: Please be advised that all trucks and welders that will be working on the Trans Mountain pipeline MUST have positive air shut off on both. This is a mandatory requirement. No exceptions will be allowed.    

Friday, September 27, 2019

Brothers and Sisters: Please take the time to read this fantastic feature on Local 488 Plumbing and Sprinkler Fitting Representative, Angus Potskin:

https://buildtogether.ca/member-profile-angus-potskin-plumber/?fbclid=Iw...

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Members: Please read the following update from Business Manager Robert Taylor on the current state of negotiations for a new Construction Collective Agreement. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019