November 2019

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...

Important Election Committee Notice - November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 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...

October 2019

Registration Now Open For Children's Christmas Party In Edmonton

Thursday, October 31, 2019
We are now taking registrations for the Children's Christmas Party in Edmonton! This year's event will take place on Sunday, December 1, from 11:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Mirage Banquet Centre - 360, 8170 - 50th Street. Please fill out the registration form attached and return by November 22 - Space...

OFFICIAL List of Nominated Candidates for Local 488 Officer Elections

Monday, October 21, 2019
Good Afternoon Members: Please find attached the OFFICIAL list of nominated candidates for Office in the upcoming UA Local 488 elections. Also attached is the list of nominees who attended the information session on the Roles & Responsibilities of an agent/manager.

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...

Register Now For Children's Christmas Party in Calgary!

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
We are now taking registrations for the Children's Christmas Party in Calgary! This year's event will take place on Sunday, December 8, from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Shakers Fun Centre - 9900 Venture Avenue SE. Please fill out the registration form attached and return by November 22 - Space is limited...

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: . 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...

September 2019

Call Welding Shop To Book Courses Now!

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Local 488 Welding Shop is pleased to announce a number of upcoming courses in response to industry demands. We listened closely to your responses at the July 13, 2019 Special Called Welders Meeting that addressed the Alloy Welder shortage. Please have a look at the course offerings below and...

Local 488 Has A Large Number Of Open Calls Available For The Industrial Steamfitting Sector

Monday, September 23, 2019
UA Local 488 has a number of open calls available in all sectors. We currently have open calls for the following; Journeyman Steamfitter, Journeyman Welder, Alloy Welder, and Apprentice Pipefitters. We NEED our members' help to fill these calls. Please give us a call today - (780) 452-7080 or stop...