Entries by BM 359

Union Craft Inspires Art For Lodge 359 Member

Boilermakers and artists have quite a bit in common says Hilary Peach, a Lodge 359 (Vancouver, British Columbia) member who wields a welding torch as well as a pen. She finds that many artists acquire day jobs in the trades. As an artist who is skilled in several mediums, and as a Boilermaker, she understands […]

Proof of Residency

The Union has learned that some Owner/Clients have been requesting that our contractors supply them with proof of residency for their employees regarding their Local Resident status. We just want to remind all of our members that there is historic language in our Collective Agreements that allows our Contractors to ask you for acceptable proof […]

Site C Dam – Penstocks

Site C Penstock Installation As most of you are aware, the Boilermakers currently employed at the Site C Dam are working under a Special Project Needs Agreement (SPNA) negotiated for the Turbine and Generator project (T&G). This contract was awarded by BC Hydro to Voith Hydro Inc. Fabrication work of the T&G components is being […]

January 2019 Newsletter

What Else You Can Do To Help Save A Life Establishing a Drug-Free Workplace To discourage substance abuse and promote rehabilitation through a policy, does the following: Educates employees about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Makes employees aware of counseling and rehab services that are available. Provides access to health insurance and substance […]

2019 Monthly Dues

Please be advised that International Headquarters has issued an increase to monthly dues, as of January 1, 2019 the rate is $47.80 per month.