May 2019

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

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Attached are the results of the Election Committee nominations and elections, held at this past Saturday’s General Membership Meeting. The committee thanks all candidates for putting their names forward for these positions.   

Friday, May 3, 2019

July 2019

This week the 2019 Canada’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference took place in Ottawa. In this video clip, Brother Cody Telford shares some wise words on the importance of Unions and Skills Training.


Thursday, July 11, 2019

May 2018

Please click on the link provided for the Alberta Pipe Trades College apprenticeship course offerings for the next school year.  

Thursday, May 24, 2018

March 2018

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

Wednesday, March 28, 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