June 2018

Pipeline Yard Update

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Please note that the Dwight York Pipeline Training Facility has reopened. See the attached document for all rules and regulations.

Welcome to the Local 488 Team, Cody Telford!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Please join us in welcoming our new Business Representative/Organizer, Cody Telford, to the Local 488 family. Brother Telford has been a member of the Local for 8 years and is excited about the opportunity to provide a good quality of life to our membership and families.

May 2018

Pipeline Newsletter For June, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The June 2018 edition of the Pipeline Newsletter is now available. Please read the reports and stay up-to-date with what's going on with YOUR Local.

Important Notice Regarding Transition From AB to UA Steamfitter

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Please read the following steps and criteria that are needed to transition from an AB Steamfitter to UA Steamfitter.

APTC Course Offerings for Next School Year

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Please click on the link provided for the Alberta Pipe Trades College apprenticeship course offerings for the next school year.

UA Now Has An App!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The United Association is pleased to announce the roll out of their new App! Phase I offers information about the UA including video access and the UA Journal, tools for education, training and organizing right at your fingertips! Please click on the link for more.

April 2018

Notice Regarding Pipeline Welding Inspectors

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Please note that Inspection is trade-related work. Members who are working Inspection are required to take their names off of the out-of-work board. This work will be classed as "special" and members are required to pay non-working dues. Thank you in advance for your cooperation on this matter.

New Online OSSA Basic Safety Orientation Course Now Available

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Skilled workers will now have another method for taking the OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) course - an online version has been released today. Please click on the link for all details. ​

Important Message - Pipeline Welders and Journeymen - Shutdown Calls

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Please read this important message from Local 488 Business Manager Robert Taylor regarding this busy Shutdown season.

March 2018

Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) Information

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Please read the Terms and Conditions of Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) that went into effect at the beginning of last year.