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PROVINCIAL AGREEMENT RATIFICATION

The Provincial Sheet Metal  Agreement , Registration Certificate # 18 was ratified April 15, 2015
with 60% of members voting in favour

The Sheeting / Decking Cladding Agreement, Registration Certificat # 13 was also ratified
with 62% of the members in favour
 


Congratulations to our members working with Altair at Syncrude,
who have completed 250 days with no injuries or incidents
 
 
PENSION PLAN
Alberta Sheet Metal Retirement Trust Fund
Plan booklets are available online
HEALTH & WELFARE
Coughlin & Associates Web Site
Downloadable claims forms:

Prescription & other medical benefits (original recipts must accompany form)
Dental  (most dentists will file digitally)   
Short Term Disability
Direct Deposit (to have claims directly deposited to your bank account within 2-5 business days of approval)
Change Form to add or delete dependents or change beneficiaries
 Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace
Alcohol & Drug Guidelines and
Work Rule

Follow this link for a PDF format
APPRENTICES: Check out Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training
for scholarship info and other funding
 
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    Greater Edmonton Alliance & MacG in Calgary
Habitat For Humanity         Haiti Disaster Relief      KidSafe Program
Knights of Columbus Youth Programs   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
 
Upcoming Courses:

RIGGING
Nait April 24th, 25th and 26th.  Please call the Union Hall to register.

COMET  Edmonton Hall on Saturday, April 25 at 9:30 AM. Please call Kerry (ext 223 or cell 780-266-7879) to register
 
  The April / May newsletter is now online.
 
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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 -
UA  Hall
LETHBRIDGE
#225 207 13 St. N
COMET RED DEER
4311 - 49 Ave
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