June 2018

Despite the wind and rain, the Local 488 Golf Tournament was a huge success!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Together, we raised $10,000.00 for Kids Kottage – Edmonton’s only 24-hour nursery. A special thanks to all the volunteers who gave their time to make this event successful! We will have a short video posted in the next week highlighting the day’s events. On behalf of Local 488, thank you once again...

Updated Occupational Health and Safety Laws

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The Government of Alberta recently updated Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety laws for the first time in over 40 years. Please read the announcement here: https://www.alberta.ca/ohs-changes.aspx

Survey For UA Training and CSA

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Please take the time to complete this important UA Training/CSA survey. The National Association of Union Schools and Colleges (NAUSC) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) have partnered in a research project on Low-Carbon (Energy Efficient) Building Skills. The findings from this...

A Big Thanks to Our Crew at the Gilead Site!

Friday, June 8, 2018
Please read the following update provided by Ross Finnemore, Superintendent from BFI. A great job done by the Local 488 crew working at the Gilead site!

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.