April 2019

Important Notice About Possible Illegal Work Stoppages on Alberta Maintenance Sites

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please note that Local 488 does not support illegal work stoppages or strikes. This Local will honour our contractual obligations and commitments to our signatory contactors. Any illegal work stoppage by members of this Local will be dealt with by our Local's Bylaws/Working...

Important - Please Update Your NCSO Information

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Attention all Members: We are currently updating our database for NCSO (National Construction Safety Officer) tickets and we ask that you take the time to call us and validate your NCSO certifications. We also ask that you spread this message to your colleagues in the field. To update your NCSO...

Updated Jurisdictional Areas For Business Agents/Representatives

Monday, April 8, 2019
Members: Please find attached a revised list of jurisdictional areas for Local 488's Business Agents/Representatives.

A Message From Business Manager Robert Taylor Regarding Collective Bargaining

Friday, April 5, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please read this important message from Business Manager Robert Taylor on social media posts regarding Collective Bargaining.

March 2019

Important - Please Update IRATA Information

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Attention all Members: We are currently updating our database for IRATA tickets and we ask that you take the time to call us and validate your IRATA certifications. We also ask that you spread this message to your colleagues in the field. To update your IRATA information, please contact Stacey...

Letters RE: Drug Testing At Suncor Sites

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please read the following correspondence from companies regarding random drug testing procedures at all Suncor sites. In addition, please read the additional attached document that explain the differences in the Suncor and Canadian Models.

February 2019

Corporate Wellness Rate Sheet

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Members: Please check out the City of Edmonton's Corporate Wellness Program Rate Sheet. See the many benefits provided and sign up today!

Important FAQ's on Random Drug Testing at the Suncor Site

Monday, February 25, 2019
Members: There has been much discussion on random drug testing at the Suncor site. Please find attached an important document that will help answer any questions you may have.

New Welding Shop Hours

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please note that the Welding Shop will now be open evenings. Hours of operation will be Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

January 2019

Revised 2019 Spring Shutdown Schedule

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Brothers and Sisters: Please click on the link below for the revised 2019 Spring Shutdown schedule. As always, all dates and times are subject to change.