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Interested in joining SMWIA Local 8?  Please see here for more information

The Calgary 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
 
September Membership Meeting will be held Sept 21 via zoom
Here's the registration link:  https://b.link/Local8
 
 

 

Manpower Needed

 

Local 30 is looking for experienced siders, roofers and sheet metal journeypersons

Please call or email Lea West, Local 30 Organizer at:  Lea West

Phone number: 416-299-7260 est. 240

Email: LWest@smwia-L30.com


 
When starting work with a Local 8 contractor, please ensure that:

a) You have a referral for the job. This ensures that remittances for dues, health & welfare premiums and pension contributions are made as per your contract; and that hours worked are recorded in our system

b) Your dues are paid to AT LEAST the end of the month you start work. If you start work after the first week of the month, base dues for that month are NOT deducted and remitted. Also keep in mind that remittances are not sent to our office until the 15th of the month following their deduction.

 


Election
Results

 

Nominations for Local 8’s 2021 General Election were held at the May 11, 2021

Zoom Membership Meeting. The following positions were filled by acclamation:

 

Vice-President/Business Representative (South) – Chris R. Taylor

Business Representative (North) – Shaun Koropchuk

Recording Secretary – Jason Wright

Warden (Fort McMurray) - Alex Wreford

  

The following are the successful candidates for positions voted on:

President:  Dan C. Weiss

Financial Secretary-Treasurer/Business Manager: Shawn W. Griffin

Executive Board (North):  Robert T. Burgess, Keith C. Champagne

and Derek G. Connolly

Executive Board (South): Daniel G. Lee, Damien W. McDonnell

 and Cody Verhees

Health & Welfare Trustee:  Chris R. Taylor

Pension Plan Trustee: Daniel G. Lee

Local 8 would like to congratulate all successful candidates, thank all nominees for their interest in serving the Local and thank all members who voted.


 
Please see HERE for letter from IA Representatives
regarding the General President's Maintenance Committee
 
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        Courageous Companions
EDLC Broken Families Memorial      Edmonton Police Association Drug Education
Enmax – Ganotec West “Adopt A Family’ Program   Food Banks throughout Alberta
Fort McMurray Forest Fire and Flood Relief
Glenrose
Hospital
Courage Centre    Habitat For Humanity        
Haiti
Disaster Relief      HOG Toys for Tots         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


 
Coughlin & Associates Web Site
 
2018 PLAN BOOKLET
TRAVEL BOOKLET
RSA TRAVEL CARD
INSTRUCTIONS TO SET UP A COUGHLIN ACCOUNT PORTAL
Downloadable claims forms:

Prescription & other medical benefits (original receipts 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
 
PENSION PLAN
Alberta Sheet Metal Retirement Trust Fund
Plan booklets are available online
Canadian Model for Providing
a Safe Workplace ver 6 (July/18) HERE
 
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.
LOCAL 8 NEWS
 
Click HERE for photos of the
2019 Edmonton Golf Tournament
 
Photos of the 2020
Childrens' Christmas Parties
are available

 Calgary

Photos of the 2019
SERVICE AWARDS
are online
 
The August, 2020 newsletter
is now online
Previous Newsletters
January, 2020
March, 2019
October / November, 2018
July, 2018
April / May 2018
 
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HAVE YOU MOVED LATELY?
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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
 
 
CONTACT YOUR MLA (Provincial)
CONTACT YOUR MP (Federal)
 
 
 
 
 
 
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   available for purchase by Local 8 Members
 
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APPRENTICES: Check out Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training
for scholarship info and other funding