November 2018

UA Local 488 will be holding two meetings next month (November) for our Commercial/Institutional Plumbers and Sprinkler Fitter members. The overall theme of these meetings will be the “State of the Industry” for both sectors. Please click on the link below for all details. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

September 2018

Brothers and Sisters: It was brought to Dispatch's attention that the ten-day rule as written in our Bylaws has been misinterpreted in the past few weeks. Specifically, this is in regards to workers at the CNRL Horizon site. This problem potentially affected well over 100 members. Please read the following notice as it relates to this important rule.  

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

November 2017

Please note that the Local 488 website will be down for approximately 10 minutes beginning at 1:10 for regularly scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) has openings for their 1st year Welding and Plumbing courses that will run from January 2 - February 23, 2018. Please contact the Registrar (780) 482-9529 and register today!  

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

An information session will take place tomorrow, Wednesday November 15, at the OE Hall - 17603 114 Avenue NW regarding employment opportunities in Afghanistan.There will be two sessions - the first beginning at 3:00 pm. The second will commence at 6:00 pm again at the OE Hall.        

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Please note that Local 488 and the Alberta Pipe Trades College will be closed Monday, November 13, in lieu of Remembrance Day. Please take the time to remember all of the brave Canadians who sacrificed everything so we can enjoy the freedoms we have today.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

​H&W/pension professionals will be at the Local 488 Calgary office on November 22 for one on one consultations. This meeting is open to all members and their spouses. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your benefit and pension plans. Click on the link for more.      

Thursday, November 9, 2017

At the end of the day, there will be no sponsorship deals, national headlines and no hero’s welcome, but that’s okay for UA refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic Ryan Matsuba.

Monday, November 6, 2017

December 2017

Local 488 and the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will be conducting a Flue Gas Analysis and Combustion course on Thursday, November 30, 2017 to interested members of Local 488. Click on the link for all details.   

Friday, December 1, 2017

The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will be running an Introduction to STT course that will be hosted and taught by Lincoln Electric. Please click on the link for more details. 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017