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Upcoming Gas Courses

May 28th, 2018

There will be Gas 1 and Gas 2 courses tentatively scheduled for September/October 2018 and a Gas 3 course scheduled for 2019.

If you are interested please contact Dan at the union hall.


May 16th, 2018

If you had your name on the order list please stop by and pick up your item as soon as possible.


Addition to Local 628 Working Rules & By-Laws

April 24th, 2018

To All Members,

 Please take note that an addition, as presented by Brother Dan Rojik, has been made to Local 628’s Working Rules and By-laws. After 3rd and final reading the following By-law will be added and will be in effect April 24, 2018.

 #46 – By-laws relating to apprenticeship completion and trade school deferral

 1. Excepting circumstances beyond the member’s control any member who has completed both schooling and requisite hours will have, upon notification from the union hall, one calendar year to write their certificate of qualification exam.

 2. Any member will be allowed to request a trade school deferral as long as a reasonable hand written or electronic submission to the B.A. has been made. This submission must state the reason for deferral and when the member is next available for school.

 3. Any deferral at the request of the employer will not be considered if there is a suitable replacement on the out of work list.

 4. Any member who abuses the deferral privilege may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion if recommended by the executive board.

5. Any recommendation will be subject to a majority vote at a regular called Union meeting.


Call for Welders – Edmonton

March 22nd, 2018

Click below for details.

Call for Welders – Local 488

Oil Burner Technician 2 Challenge Training

January 31st, 2018

Please contact Dan at the Union Hall (623-1041) if you are interested in the following;

Oil Burner Technician 2 Challenge Training

Start Date – April/May (exact dates TBD)

End Date – April/May (exact dates TBD)

Hours: 8:30-4:00 each day for a total of 14 days

Registration deadline is February 15, 2018.



December 19th, 2017

For those of you who ordered the zip up hoodies or t-shirts they have arrived and are ready to be picked up.




Long Sleeve T-Shirt – $30.00

Short Sleeve T-Shirt – $20.00


Dates to Remember….

December 11th, 2017

The December General Membership meeting will be held Monday, December 18th, 8:00 p.m.

Coffee and donuts Friday, December 22nd (until noon)

Rigging Class – November 2017

December 11th, 2017

Upcoming Courses

December 11th, 2017
  • G3 course – FULL
  • There will be a PM 2/3 course held February 5th – 9th.
  • For those members who already have the PM 2/3 ticket and who need the update, it will be held during the same time.
  • G1 will be coming in the fall

If you are interested or need more information please call Dan at the union hall.


October 20th, 2017

There will be G3 and G1 courses coming up in January 2018.

  • The G3 will be approximately 49 hours –  8:30-4:00 each day

Registration deadline for the G3 is November 8th, 2017

  • The G1 will be approximately 90 hours – January – April, 6:00-9:00 p.m., 2 nights per week

Registration deadline for the G1 is November 24th, 2017


Please call Dan at the office if you are interested.



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