February 2019

Corporate Wellness Rate Sheet

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Members: Please check out the City of Edmonton's Corporate Wellness Program Rate Sheet. See the many benefits provided and sign up today!

Important FAQ's on Random Drug Testing at the Suncor Site

Monday, February 25, 2019
Members: There has been much discussion on random drug testing at the Suncor site. Please find attached an important document that will help answer any questions you may have.

New Welding Shop Hours

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please note that the Welding Shop will now be open evenings. Hours of operation will be Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

January 2019

Revised 2019 Spring Shutdown Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please click on the link below for the revised 2019 Spring Shutdown schedule. As always, all dates and times are subject to change.

Letter From Election Committee Regarding Refrigeration Pension Trustees

Monday, January 28, 2019
Please read the following letter from the Local 488 Ballot Committee regarding the nomination of new Refrigeration Pension Trustees.

Local 488 Welding Shop Pricing

Monday, January 21, 2019
The Local 488 Welding Shop has slightly increased the shop rates as attached. These increases are necessary to cover the significant costs of shop supplies and practice materials. Please see the link below for the new fees.

How To Bring A Labour Union to Alberta

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please take the time to view this very timely video put together by Brother Lorin Bates, Business Development Representative with UA Canada. Brother Bates does a fantastic job explaining how to form a Labour Union in Alberta. In addition, Lorin discusses the many benefits that...

Sprinklerfitter Courses Offered in 2019!

Friday, January 4, 2019
Local 488 and the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) have a number of Sprinklerfitter courses scheduled for 2019. Please click on the link below for these courses. If you are interested in registering, please contact the Registrar at the APTC - (780) 482-9529.

October 2018

Important Notice - Working on Travel Cards

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Please contact the hall for important information on Rules, Regulations, and Procedures as they pertain to Travel Cards. If you have any additional questions, please call (780) 452-7080 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm (MST) on weekdays and ask for the Travel Card department.

September 2018

Important Message Regarding Testing at Local 488 Weld Shop

Monday, September 24, 2018
Please note that a B-Pressure Certificate of Competency (otherwise known as the "White Card") is a requirement for any type of testing at the Local 488 Weld Shop. You must have the White Card present with you when you enter the shop. This is a requirement by law for testing as well as working on...