Travel Cards/Permit Holders: If your card is NOT currently deposited in Local 488, you MUST create a local488.ca account to be eligible to pull a slip.
NOTE: There are two ways to create an account. If you are already registered with Local 488 click the red button. If you are not registered with Local 488 or wish to manually enter your information, create an account by filling in the form below the red button.
NOTE: When creating a Local 488 account, make sure to fill out all the profile information to ensure your "request a dispatch slip" is auto-populated.
UA Members: Creating an account is NOT required to pull a slip, however doing so improves your dispatch experience! Read below for the benefits of creating a local488.ca account
Become a registered user of Local488.ca to streamline your dispatch request process and to make filling out the “Request a Dispatch Slip” form easier than ever, especially on mobile devices.
Your “Request a Dispatch Slip” form will be pre-populated with all your pertinent information:
Member or travel card or permit
UA card number
First name, last name, email
Date you signed the out of work board (or you will be able to add this information to your form)
As features are added to the user account you will be able to view information of specific interest to you through your “My Account” dashboard:
Your account will have information regarding:
Dues and online dues payment
Trade and safety tickets registered with the Union Manager
Notices that relate to your trade
The devices (smart phones, laptops, ipads, etc.) you most often visit local488.ca from can be set to keep you logged in for quick access.
Registered users will also gain access to new features as they are developed. Just follow the steps below to create your user account!
The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 488 was created in Edmonton, Alberta on September 11, 1904 by seven (7) local plumbers.
For over a century, Local 488 has grown with, evolved with, and built Northern Alberta. Today, Local Union 488 is the single largest supplier of pipe trades professionals in Canada representing plumbers, steamfitter – pipefitters, welders, instrumentation technicians, sprinkler fitters, refrigeration mechanics, pipeline workers, and a variety of specialty crafts.