June 2020

Happy Canada Day!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Business Manager Rod McKay wishes all the UA Members and their families a very Happy Canada Day- a day to celebrate the things we truly love about Canada. Just a reminder that UA Local 488 will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 due to the Canada Day Holiday.

Dispatching is Online Only/ New Bidding System

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Our offices are currently open but by appointment only. Please contact the appropriate officer should you require a visit to the hall. If you have dues or paperwork to drop off, there is a drop off box in the entrance for your convenience. Dispatching at this time is ONLINE ONLY from 5 p.m. to 7 a...

Shoutout to our Hard Working Members at Shell Scotford

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
The following shoutout from our contractor Worley @ Shell Scotford shows how our members dedication and commitment reflects the power of our Canadian Standard for Excellence. We are proud to have you part of Local 488 and keeping that bar raised. Congratulations! Well done, Brothers and Sisters!...

Pipeline Newsletter

Friday, June 19, 2020
Good Afternoon UA Local 488 Members Due to COVID-19 we are unable to send out a Pipeline Newsletter at this time. Our Business Manager, Agents and Representatives have articles posted on our website for your viewing. Please read the following articles for up to date information regarding job sites...

Extension of EPRI Certifications

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Any EPRI certification expiring in 2020 has been extended to December 9, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read the notice below for more information.

Current Re-Opening Strategy

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Local 488 is excited to announce our current re-opening strategy with enhanced safety guidelines and operational standards. At this time, our top priority is the health and safety of our members and staff. We are collaboratively working with Alberta Health Services and the Government of Alberta to...

Apprentices with Spark Watch Certificates

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Any apprentices with valid Spark Watch Certificates, please email a copy of your certificate to stacey.bilger@local488.ca to add to our database. We are only asking for apprentice certificates at this time.

May 2020

Linked In Learning Courses Being Offered at a Reduced Rate for Members

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Check out this offer from UA Canada for the membership to gain access to the on-line learning courses from Linked-In at a reduced rate of $200 per year! Click on the links below for more informatin.

Work Opportunity at the Inter Pipeline Polypropylene Plant

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Please read this notice concerning new work opportunities at the IPPL site with Fluor.