September 2018

Local 488 Welding Shop Trial Run

Monday, September 24, 2018
The Local 488 Welding Shop will be conducting a trial run in order to determine if there is a need to keep the shop open during evening hours. From today (September 24) until October 19, the shop will be open from 7:30 am - 9:00 pm.

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...

Two Instrument Fitter Courses Offered by APTC

Monday, September 24, 2018
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will be offering two (2) Instrument Fitter courses in the upcoming weeks. The first will be held October 15-19, 2018. The second, will take place November 5-9, 2018. Please click on the link below for all details.

Important - Policies and Procedures for Dispatching

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Please read the Local 488 Policies and Procedures for Dispatching as outlined by Business Manager Robert Taylor.

2018 RJW Bursary Website Now Available!

Friday, September 14, 2018
The 2018 RJW Bursary website is now open and accepting applications for this year’s draw. Those eligible can now apply to win one of eighty-eight (88) one thousand ($1000.00) dollar bursaries. Applications must be submitted by November 14th, 2018 as the draw will take place the following week. All...

August 2018

September Edition of Pipeline Newsletter Now Available!

Friday, August 31, 2018
The September, 2018 edition of the Pipeline Newsletter is now available! Please have a look and see what is happening at YOUR Union!

Updated Fall Shutdown Schedule

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The Fall Shutdown Schedule has been updated. Please click on the link below for any changes.

UA Local 488 COMET Course Coming Soon!

Monday, August 27, 2018
Local 488 will be hosting a Construction Organizing Membership Education Training Course (COMET) on Friday, October 19th, 2018 from 9:00 am – noon in the Clifford Priestley Room. This course is three (3) hours in length and provides apprentices and journeymen with useful information about the...

Elections and the Importance of YOUR Vote

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Voting is a privilege, right and duty of each and every component of a democratic system, i.e., us, the people. It's a moral responsibility of all eligible citizens of a society. Sadly, the truth is, nowadays, many stay away from the process, for varying reasons. As will be noted in September's...

Canvas Black Jackets - Now 50% Off!

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Members, we have a great deal for you! Our Canvas Black Jackets have been marked down 50%! Come by Dispatch today and pick one or two up for the low cost of $60.00 (regularly $120.00).