August 2018

Solidarity Slugfest 2018!

Monday, August 20, 2018
Local 488 is entering a team in the 2018 Solidarity Slugfest which is being held on September 8th and 9th in Okotoks. We still have a few open spots on the 488 roster. If you are interested in playing, please check out the attached poster for more information or contact Bryan Rooney at Bryan.Rooney...

Updated 2018 Fall Shutdown Schedule

Friday, August 17, 2018
There have been a few changes to the Fall Shutdown Schedule for 2018. Please click on the attachment below for the latest updates.

Lest We Forget

Friday, August 17, 2018
From the staff and members of the Local, our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of our Brothers and Sisters who have recently passed away. Their commitment and support of UA Local Union 488 will not be forgotten. For more information on memorial services, please click on the PDF at 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).

PLCAC’s Student Award Initiative

Monday, August 13, 2018
The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada have announced their Student Awards Program for this upcoming school year. Your son or daughter may qualify to receive money towards their education. If they are enrolled in a full-time program leading to a diploma or degree and you have a history of...

July 2018

Important Changes To Out-Of-Work Board

Monday, July 30, 2018
Please read the following notice as it pertains to important changes that have been implemented by Local 488 Dispatch to the Out of Work Board to match the Local 488 Working Rules & By-Laws as stated in section 4.17.

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Thursday, July 19, 2018
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 and BSO safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for...

Important Notice: Rescind and Reissue of Pressure Tack Welder Certificate of Competency Cards

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Please read the attached document as it pertains to the rescinding and reissuing of Pressure Tack Welder Certificate of Competency Cards. If you have any questions, please contact Sean Johnston at (780) 451-6880.

YOUR Feedback Needed For ICI Negotiations

Thursday, July 5, 2018
The Local 488 Joint Conference / Negotiating Committee for ICI Negotiations would like your feedback and suggestions for the upcoming ICI negotiations. In an effort to be as transparent as possible, the committee has created a form that you can fill out and have your voice heard. Simply click on...