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The Callgary Herald 'Swerve' Magazine
(June 12/15) includes a fascinating article on a new public art work installed at the Vancouver Airport and fabricated by Local 8 members working at Reggin Industries Inc.
You can find the article HERE
 

NOTICE OF UPCOMING BY-ELECTION

Local 8 would like to congratule Steve Satter. If you haven’t heard, Steve will be moving to a position as International Representative covering Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba starting July 1, 2019. This will leave a vacancy for the Vice-President / Southern Representative position. We will also be accepting nominations for other vacant positions:

Vice-President Business Representative - Southern area to work out of the Calgary office

Executive Board Member (southern area)

Two Union Trustees

One Alternate Union Trustee

Warden (Calgary)

Warden (Fort McMurray)

Members eligible for nomination, election, appointment or service must:

1.    Be paying the rate that keeps him/her a member in good standing

2.    Have dues and other obligations due the Local paid in advance for the current month (i.e. to be nominated in July, July dues must be paid by June 30)

3.    Have established a record of good standing in the Local in which he/she is a candidate of not less than two (2) consecutive years immediately preceding his/her nomination, appointment or election. Nominees must have completed their apprenticeship.

Any member who is nominated but not present at the meeting must notify the recording secretary, in writing within five (5) days of the meeting, if he/she wishes to have his/her name stand. If no such confirmation is received, his/her name will be removed from the list of nominees.
SPECIAL CALL MEETINGS
FOR NOMINATIONS

Fort McMurray - July 9 - 8:00 PM
Stonebridge Hotel - 9713 Hardin Street
Lethbridge - July 11 - 7:30 PM
Ironworkers' Hall - 2801 - 2nd AVE N
Edmonton - July 16 - 7:30 PM
Edmonton Hall - 17310 - 106 Ave NW
Red Deer - July 17 - 7:30 PM
Cambridge Hotel - 3310 - 50 Avenue
Calgary - July 18 - 7:30 PM
Calgary Hall - #125, 5723 - 10 St. NE

SPECIAL CALL MEETINGS
FOR ELECTIONS (if required)

Fort McMurray - August 20 - 8:00 PM
Stonebridge Hotel - 9713 Hardin Street
Lethbridge - August 22 - 7:30 PM
Ironworkers' Hall - 2801 - 2nd AVE N
Edmonton - August 27 - 7:30 PM
Edmonton Hall - 17310 - 106 Ave NW
Red Deer - August 28 - 7:30 PM
Cambridge Hotel - 3310 - 50 Avenue
Calgary - August 29 - 7:30 PM
Calgary Hall - #125, 5723 - 10 St. NE

Advance Voting will be available on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Edmonton and Calgary Halls
 



 
 Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace ver 6 (July/18)


For members interested in signing up to the
 Rapid Site Access Program (RSAP),
the forms and information about the program can be found on the Construction Labour Relations Alberta website - www.clra.org
Once you are at the site, click on the
CM/RSAP box at the top right corner. When you reach the page, click on forms, then CM/RSAP member application. Follow the instructions on completing the form and return it to Homewood. They will then contact you to complete the process.
Coughlin & Associates Web Site
Health & Welfare booklets are no longer printed. PDF versions are available
2018 PLAN BOOKLET
TRAVEL BOOKLET
RSA TRAVEL CARD
Downloadable claims forms:

Prescription & other medical benefits (original recipts must accompany form)
Dental  (most dentists will file digitally)   
Short Term Disability
P
AD  (pre-authorized direct deposit form)
Change Form to add or delete dependents or change beneficiaries


APPRENTICES: Check out Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training
for scholarship info and other funding

PENSION PLAN

Alberta Sheet Metal Retirement Trust Fund
Plan booklets are available online


Local 8 is proud to support our communities through donations to worthy causes.
All funding is made from our Benevolent Fund and through motions made by our members
at our regular meetings. We've donated to:
AIT Apprenticeship Scholarships          Air Canada Dreams Take Flight
Alberta Childrens’ Hospital (Calgary)          BTA Charitable Foundation
Canadian Red Cross          Child Find        EDLC Broken Families Memorial
Edmonton Police Association Drug Education
Enmax – Ganotec West “Adopt A Family’ Program   Food Banks throughout Alberta
Glenrose Hospital Courage Centre    Habitat For Humanity        
Haiti
Disaster Relief      KidSafe Program
Knights of Columbus Youth Programs        MADD        Movember – Prostate Cancer          
Red Cross         RoofTek      Royal Canadian Legion & Legion Poppy Fund
Salvation Army           Skills Alberta & Skills Canada
Slave Lake Disaster Relief Fund (Red Cross & Salvation Army)
Southern Alberta Flood Relief      S
TARS
Building
Magic In the Air      United Way



 
LOCAL 8 NEWS
 
Click HERE for photos of the
2019 Edmonton Golf Tournament
 
Photos of the 2018
Childrens' Christmas Parties
are available
Edmonton
Calgary
 
See photos of the 2018 Local 8 Awards Recipients here
 
The March, 2019 newsletter
is now online
 
Previous Newsletters
October / November, 2018
July, 2018
April / May, 2018
 
Got a question?
 
HAVE YOU MOVED LATELY?
E-mail
info@local8.ca to give us your new address & phone number
 
MEETING DATES
All meetings are at 7:30 PM except
Fort McMurray  (8:00 PM)
 
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EDMONTON
17310 - 106 Ave
FORT MAC
9713 Hardin St.
CALGARY -
125 - 5723 10 St NE
LETHBRIDGE
2801 - 2nd Ave. N
COMET RED DEER
3310 - 50 Ave.
Click location for map

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