On the morning of April 10th during the Bargaining Council meeting, Business Representative Jordan Streng was invited to speak to the Council regarding the recent flood of tax assessments that the members of the Boilermakers and other affiliated Trades have faced in British Columbia. Please be aware that we are not the only Province in […]
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On February 12th, 2018 the Boilermakers annual fishing derby was once again held on the Vedder River in Chilliwack, B.C. In attendance were around 25 avid fisherman who braved the very cold temperatures for their chance to become this year’s winner. Lodge 359 congratulates member Ian Biela whose catch weighed in at 7lbs 3oz to […]
Please click here to view the Wide Awake Films production at the John Hart Dam.
On Wednesday March 14th the Union met with Lewis & Company, a chartered professional accounting firm in Vancouver to seek an opinion on the tax assessments that the members are receiving from the CRA. The meeting resulted in an opinion letter being drafted for our members use. The letter will be mailed to all active […]
The Health & Welfare Plan Trustees recently added upgrades to the Plan’s vision care section, please click here to view the member letter.
Please be advised that the in lieu of waiving the JRD requirements for retired Construction members, the BCA has agreed to reimburse training costs the same as for active members. Regarding the Quantitative fit tests. Fit tests should be completed for both the North and 3M half and full face masks. The North masks are […]
It is appreciated that members have started submitting their JRD certificates and receipts. It is very important to note that the certificate and the receipt must be clear and legible, also, each item must be scanned or photographed individually. Below are a few examples of how they should be submitted. To submit your copies by […]
The following post regarding the Job Ready Dispatch program is in part taken directly from Business Manager Nicholson’s letter to the Lodge 359 Field Construction Membership. Information about how the program will work for our membership and employers has been added to the end of the original letter. Job Ready Dispatch (JRD) As many members […]
This news article is very important to all construction field members, please take the time to read it and share it with your Union Brothers and Sisters. Our Field Member Health & Welfare Plan is highly subsidized, in essence, those who contribute the greater number of man hours to the Plan help to defer the costs […]
2017 Children’s Christmas Party For the first time since 2010 the Lodge held a Christmas Party for the kids complete with our very own Sandy McKimmie in the role of Santa Clause. There was food, gifts and crafts for all to enjoy. Special thank you to Sat Chatta, Kyle Lepitre and Jordan Streng for setting […]
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