June 2019

Suncor North Online Orientation Help Sheet

Monday, June 17, 2019
Members: Please click on the valuable link below for a reference guide that describes how to navigate to and access the Suncor Contractor Portal for first time or returning users.

ACSA's WHIMIS 2015 Worker Education Now Free and Online!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Members: Please note that if you do not have WHMIS 2015, please read the instructions on the attached document and receive the training for free.

May 2019

Local 488 Welders Advisory Committee

Friday, May 31, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: If there are any Journeymen Welders interested in being a part of the Local 488 Welders Advisory Committee, please call Sean Johnston - Senior Welding Examiner/Shop Manager. Sean can be reached at (780) 451-6880 or by email: seanj@ept488.ca . Thanks very much!

A Message From Business Manager Robert Taylor Regarding Collective Bargaining

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please read this important update from Business Manager Robert Taylor on the status of the ICI Negotiations

Alberta Pipe Trades College - Registration Dates

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Please note the following registration dates for 2019 Academic Apprenticeship Training at the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC): Steamfitter registration starts Monday, May 27, 2019 Welding registrations starts Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Plumbing registrations starts Wednesday, May 29, 2019 For more...

April 2019

Important Notification on Working Directly Through Boilermakers Local 146 Hall

Friday, April 26, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please read this important notification from Business Manager Robert Taylor on working directly through the Boilermakers Local 146 Hall.

Local 488 Election Committee Message

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Members: It will soon be that time again! Yes, 2019 is an election year for us at the Local as well. Please read the following message from Local 488's Election Committee.

BTA Blood Battle!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Members: IBEW 424 Next Gen Initiative and Build Together Alberta have teamed up to run a BTA BLOOD BATTLE! All Local unions within the Building Trades of Alberta have been registered as a Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services. From April 1 - August 31st, 2019, go into any Canadian Blood...

Important - Please Update Your NCSO Information

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Attention all Members: We are currently updating our database for NCSO (National Construction Safety Officer) tickets and we ask that you take the time to call us and validate your NCSO certifications. We also ask that you spread this message to your colleagues in the field. To update your NCSO...

Updated Jurisdictional Areas For Business Agents/Representatives

Monday, April 8, 2019
Members: Please find attached a revised list of jurisdictional areas for Local 488's Business Agents/Representatives.