Entries by Ken Noga

April 2017 Newsletter

The Liberals are Throwing Injured Workers Under the Bus (Again) You may have heard that Christy Clark has proposed new legislation that promises employers they will receive millions of dollars earmarked for injured workers. The way the compensation system works is that employers pay an assessment per $100 of payroll into an “Accident Fund”. In […]

Manulife Direct Pay

A few issues have been identified regarding the new Manulife direct pay system. Please click here to read how these issues have been addressed. If you have any concerns please contact the administrators office immediately, 1.877.926.4537 Lodge 359 Staff

Extended Health Care Claims Moving To Manulife

If you have any questions regarding the extended health care claims conversion to Manulife, please call the Plan Administrators office at 1-877-926-4537 (Bilsland Griffith). Please click here to view the letter mailed to members regarding the conversion. Please click here to view the Manulife brochure. Lodge 359 Staff

Welder Performance Qualification Testing

On February 20, 2017 Boilermakers Lodge 359 received it’s Certificate of Recognition from the BC Safety Authority. What does this mean? It means that Lodge 359 can now provide qualification performance pressure weld testing for our members at the Joe Kiwior – Ivan Shook Training Centre. Any Lodge 359 member that wants to upgrade their […]

Boilermakers Support Local BMX Racer

Boilermakers Lodge 359 along with the Canadian International have sponsored local British Colombia BMX Racer Adicus Bird. The Comox Valley newspaper has written a article about this talented young lady, the story can be read by clicking here. Lodge 359 Staff

January 2017 Newsletter

Helping Out The Luyt Family On December 31st, 2016 I was in contact with my neighbours the Gotro family in Kamloops who had lost their 12 year old Grandson in November of 2016. Kai Gotro was a special needs child who passed away at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. From my understanding, Jean Gotro was somehow in contact […]

Boilermakers Health and Welfare Plan – Important Changes Coming

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING UPCOMING CHANGES TO YOUR EXTENDED HEALTH CARE COVERAGE January 18th, 2017 Effective February 1, 2017 your out of country / emergency travel accident insurance will be provided by Manulife through Allianz Global Assistance.  The coverage will remain the same, but in the event you have a claim, you will contact Allianz Global Assistance.  […]

2017 Boilermaker Scholarship Program

The 2017 Boilermaker Scholarship notification and application form have now been posted on the Membership Services page within the “Scholarships” pull down menu. To be eligible, the applicant must be a son, daughter, legally adopted child or dependent of a member in good standing. Applications are limited to high school seniors who will be entering their […]

Farrah Fights CDG

Boilermakers working at the Fort Nelson Spectra Energy site have reached out in support of the local community to assist with a great fundraising program for a young girl with a very rare congenital disorder known as CDG (Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation). Our members have organized a number of 50/50 card draws to help assist […]