December 2020

Please Sign

Sunday, December 20, 2020
*** Help Stop Michigan from closing Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline *** Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is trying to close the Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline. This action will cost thousands of jobs on both sides of the border and cripple the economy in the Sarnia, Ontario area. The closure directly affects...

Reminder- CSTS 2020 is offered at no charge until Dec. 31/20

Friday, December 18, 2020
Just a quick reminder that CSTS 2020 is free only until the end of December 2020. If you haven't completed it yet, please do so as soon as you can. UA Local 488 members can go to the ACSA website @ to take the course. If anyone has any problem getting on the program, completing the...

Local 488 Holiday Message

Friday, December 18, 2020
“A reminder that the offices of Local 488 will be closed for the following days - December 24th, 25th, 28th, 31st , January 1st and will re-open January 4th. Our Staff and Entertainment Committee would like to share this heartfelt story from Santa’s Anonymous to which we are proud to support year...

Important Notice- Letter of Understanding

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Attention Members: *Important Notice* - Letter Of Understanding - Please see attached notice from Brett Mackenzie – Executive Director of the GPMC/NMC in regards to rolling over of language regarding breaks for long term maintenance. Effective January 1, 2021 there will be a twelve (12) month...

Important Announcement Concerning the Children's Christmas Party

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
There has been an important change to the Children's Christmas Party. Due to the increase in COVID-19, instead of pickup at the Dispatch Hall, gifts will now be mailed out. Please read the announcement below.

New Restrictions for Local 488

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Due to the latest restrictions with the Alberta Government, effective immediately, and until further notice, our new restrictions will include the following: No in-person meetings. Local 488 is closed for in-person business for the next three weeks (extended if necessary) but available by phone and...

November 2020

More COVID-19 measures in place for your protection

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Please read the notice below concerning the extra measures Local 488 has had to put in place due to Alberta's State of Emergency.

Announcement Concerning the Upcoming 40th UA Convention

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Please read the notice below for more information about the upcoming 40th UA Convention.

Registration for Upcoming Classes with Alberta Pipe Trades College

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Please read the notice below concerning registration for upcoming classes with the Alberta Pipe Trades College.

Support your Local Food Banks

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
This time of year, support for your local food banks is more important than ever. Please read the notice below to find out how you can help.