April 2020

Important Cancellation Notices

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Please be advised that the Workers Day of Mourning scheduled for April 28, 2020 and the RMA Luncheon/Meeting scheduled for May 6, 2020 have both been cancelled.

Important Notice Concerning Dues Relief for Members

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Please read the following Business Manager's Message for April 15, 2020 concerning dues relief for members as set out by the United Associations General President Mark McManus.

Updated Business Agents and Representatives Jursidictional Areas as of April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Please review the Updated Jurisdictional Areas for Business Agents and Reps as of April 14, 2020.

UA Canada's Member Assistance Program

Monday, April 13, 2020
Members: Please click on the following links as they pertain to UA Canada's Member Assistance Program. This program provides you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life concern.

IMPORTANT: Supports in Response to COVID-19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Good Morning Members: Please click on the links below for all information pertaining to government supports relating to the COVID-19 virus including the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Also included is a bar code that allows you to acquire assistance for all online services.

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Application Process for April 2, 2020.

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Please see the attached notice on how to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) with CRA.

List of Essential Services for Alberta April 1, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
See these Essential Services listed for Alberta and how they may support and/or affect you.

March 2020

Employment Insurance and Emergency Financial Support As Of March 30, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020
Brothers and Sisters: Please view the following attachment as it contains valuable information on the federal government's changes to employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: These changes have been updated to March 30, 2020.

Safety Certifications - COVID-19 Update

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Members: Please read this important notice regarding safety certifications. These will now be extended to September 1, 2020 as there will be very few safety training providers open for business as of April 1, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Waples at the Alberta Pipe Trades...


Friday, March 13, 2020
Now More Than Ever, It's Important to Create a User Account With Local 488 Before you start, please add: noreply.website@local488.ca to your contacts and/or trusted senders list to ensure that you receive the required email to complete the registration. Why create a user account on Local488.ca?...