Attention all Lodge 359 Field Members It has come to the attention of the Union that further to the July 30th enablement request by the BCA of BC, and the subsequent decision by CIMS Limited Partnership to give notice to the BCA of BC to withdraw from the BCA of BC, we learned late last […]
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WCB Op-Ed Below is an email that was received from Sarah O’Leary, who is a long time lawyer and representative for both workers and unions. I asked her if we could publish the email which succinctly sums up the state of affairs that we are facing in an even broader picture today. That the employers […]
Our very own Joe Kiwior is being recognized by the Boilermakers National Training Trust Fund, the IBB and the BCA as he will receive the 2019 Industry Award of Excellence. This award is given to an individual who has been a strong supporter of apprenticeship training. Joe has played an integral part in developing Lodge […]
On Tuesday July 30th, 2019, I received a telephone call from the BCA’s Director of Labor Relations Marty Albright, informing Lodge 359 that a discussion had taken place a day earlier with one of its main BCA contractors, CIMS Limited Partnership, who was now seeking parity with not just the recently imposed amendments on the […]
Lodge 359 Boilermakers are building and assembling 84 of these sections over the next few years to create the six penstocks for the Site C generating station. (Photo taken May 2019) After moving individual sections from a fabrication shop in Fort St. John, Boilermakers assemble the penstocks on site. This is one of six transition […]
Larry and Lester Cousins are frequent visitors at our lodge (Critter Cove) and members of the Boilermakers, and were gracious enough to request that the 359 Boilermakers donate to our annual charity event the Children’s Heart Weekend. We thought you guys may want to see the photos from last years event. We will also send […]
Lodge 359 is pleased to announce that the 2019 Boilermaker Golf Tournament registration is now closed and fully booked to capacity. We are hoping for another good weather day for golf and festivities for all.
On Monday June the 3rd, the Chair of the BC Labour Relations Board (LRB) imposed her decision to conclude the 2019 round of bargaining between the CLRA and the BCBCBTU (British Columbia Building and Construction Trades Council) which unfortunately contains some unfavorable results for the council affiliates. Due to there being an industry wide bargaining […]
Please visit the link below, and also read this announcement letter ( click here ) regarding a WCB Review that is being undertaken by the British Columbia provincial government. In addition to our Union’s submission to the review, it is important that injured workers stories are heard. It is of utmost importance that we try […]
Technical Safety BC and the Industry Training Authority (ITA) have provided the Union with the following email regarding changes to the pressure welding program. As these changes will affect a majority of our member welders I cannot stress how important that it is for you to read the email which includes several important links and […]
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