June 2020

English and Math Courses through Alberta Building Trades

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
English as a second language and Basic Math Foundations are being offered through the Alberta Building Trades. Click on the links below for more information on how you can sign up!

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
Just a reminder that our offices are still presently closed due to the COVID-19. Dispatching at this time is ONLINE ONLY from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. NEW!! In order to apply for a job, you will now need to create an account online if you haven't already done so. The online dispatch instructions will be...

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!...

Local 488 Golf Tournament Cancellation

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Local 488 Golf Tournament that was scheduled for Friday, June 26/20 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

How to get Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) Safety Certifications and CSTS 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UA Local 488 Education Departmanet has arranged a path forward for our members to update their WRWF safety certifications. Energy Safety Canada has also added to the list of extensions for courses. Please click on the links below for more information.

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...

UPDATED JUNE 18- 2020 Shutdown Schedule Now Available!

Thursday, June 18, 2020
The 2020 Shutdown schedule has been updated. Please click on the link below to see the schedule to date.

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...