December 2019

FINAL OFFICIAL Elections results from the 2019 Local 488 Officer Elections

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Good Morning Members: Attached are the FINAL OFFICIAL Elections results from the 2019 Local 488 Officer Elections. Also attached is the Auditors report with confirmation of the numbers, the spreadsheet are our in-house results. Thanks to all candidates who put their names forward for election and...

Local 488 - Giving Back To The Community

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Local 488 is proud to support various events in northern Alberta. This year, our Supp Fund sponsored the Toys for Tots 2019 event via the Fort McMurray’s Local Harley Davidson owner group. In the first picture is Rod McKay, Business Agent, Local 488, Debbie DeCoste, Local 488 Fort McMurray Office...

Lost And Found Items From Children's Christmas Party

Friday, December 6, 2019
Good Morning Members: There were a few items left at the Children's Christmas party - please have a look at the picture and see if you recognize these. If one or more of these belong to you, we have them here at the Local and can be picked up during office hours. Thanks and have a great weekend!

Important Message From General President Mark McManus

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Members: Please take the time to read the following letter from General President Mark McManus regarding recent developments at UA Canada.

Important Election Committee Notice For November 27, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019
Members: Please read this important notice prepared by the Election Committee regarding ballot packages for the upcoming Local 488 Officer Elections.

November 2019

Important Election Committee Notice - November 14, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019
Members: Please read the following notice as it pertains to ballot packages that have been sent out. Please note: The instructions included with the ballot were printed in advance and state to complete “both sides of the ballot”, however due to the acclamation of three Officer positions, the ballot...

Mental and Emotional Health in the Oil Patch

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Members: When you have the opportunity, please view the following documentary on the mental and emotional anguish that is all too common among Alberta's oil and gas workers. Digging in the Dirt is a documentary examining men’s mental health in the oil and gas industry, featuring workers who have...

October 2019

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA Safety Courses

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
In an effort to provide faster and more efficient service to our members, the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will now be taking registrations exclusively online for all OSSA safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for those...

Local 488 Elections - News and Information

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Local 488 Elections are coming December 2019. For all information regarding the nomination of officers, rules for campaigning, literature guidelines and much more, please click on the following link: https://www.local488.ca/your-488/local-488-elections . Keep checking back as this page will be...

Donation Drive Set To Begin For Edmonton Food Bank!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: UA Local 488 is having a donation drive for the Edmonton Food Bank. We appreciate all our members support in giving back to the communities in which we work, live and play! Our goal is to fill the Local 488 trailer with donations for the Holiday Season. Please click on the...