November 24th, 2016
As most of our members are aware, we are having a by-election for the remainder of this term which will be until December 31, 2017. All members will have the opportunity to vote at 2 locations. The first will be at the Emo Inn, for our members working at the New Gold site, and any other members in that area. The walk in voting times for that location will be from 2PM – 9PM on Saturday December 3rd. On Sunday December 4th walk in voting will also be held at the Union Hall from 3PM – 7PM. Please make every effort to come to one of those locations to cast your ballot.
If you have any questions regarding the balloting, please contact us at the Union Hall.
October 18th, 2016
We have some more dates confirmed for the mandatory Working at Heights Training. The classes will be held Saturdays November 5th, 12th, and December 3rd. The classes will run here at the Union Hall from 8AM – 4PM. Contact me at the office if you would like to sign up for one of these classes.
June 29th, 2016
We have some dates for training here at the Union Hall. Friday July 15th, and Tuesday July 19th will be for the Aerial Work Platform, and Elevated Work Platform training. We will have certification for both pieces of equipment on each of those days. Also on Wednesday July 20th, we will be having a Telescopic Forklift course going. All classes will be from 8AM to 4PM. Contact us at the Union hall to reserve a spot if you are interested.
June 28th, 2016
We have some more dates for the Working at Heights Training, the training courses will be held on Friday July 22nd and 29th, 8:00AM – 4:30PM. Everyone must take this training, so if you have not yet done this, please contact me at the office to reserve a spot for one of these dates.
May 6th, 2016
There is a Pension / Health & Welfare Meeting for members and their family to hear about the financial position of our plans and meet our professional advisors.
Saturday, May 14th
Airlane Hotel – Tiberio Room
Hope to see everyone there!
March 29th, 2016
The successful Delegates for the upcoming General Convention to be held in August of this year, as elected at our meeting last night are Jim Hill, Alan Vanderploeg, Dave Andrusyk, and Wayne Junttola. Congatulations to all, and thanks to all of the members who came out to vote.
November 17th, 2015
As a member of the UA Local 628, you can take advantage of discounted insurance rates for your Home & Auto Insurance through Gillons’ Employee Discount Program.
Gillons’ Employee Discount Program has been designed with you in mind. Savings of 10% off the already very competitive home and auto insurance rates are available to those who are eligible. Gillons’ not only prides itself on the products offered to you by Northbridge but the service that goes with it.
Contact Mary Lynn Douglas, Regional Manager/Employee Discount Program to find out more information about the discounts and benefits you maybe eligible for as a UA Local 628 member.
Office: 807-345-3611 Cell: 807-627-8353 E-mail: email@example.com
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October 27th, 2015
We are looking at having a PEM 2/3 course here at the Union Hall. The course will be 1 week in duration (40 hours). This will certify you to work on fuel oil piping. I am compiling a list of names for people who are interested, and once we get enopugh students we will set some dates for the course. Please contact Alan at the Hall for details.
October 27th, 2015
We are going to be having a G-2 Course here at the Union Hall with tentative start date of December 1st, 2015. The course will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30PM until May/16. If you are interested in taking this course, please contact Alan at the Hall for details.
May 27th, 2015
There are classes available all summer at Confederation College through IHSA for the Working at Heights Training. All members will be required to have this training done before April 01, 2017. The courses run every few weeks or so on a Tuesday, or Thursday. The Courses will be for one full day ( 8 hours ). If you want to take this now, and get it over with, contact me at the office, and I can give you the schedule, and will register you on a date that will work for you.