This is your dispatch Wednesday April 8th, 2020. Members please call 780-482-0720 between 8:00 and 8:30am. CSTS-2020, OSSA Regional/BSO or CSO, OSSA EWP, OSSA Fall Pro, Pre-access A&D and Alberta Trade Equivalency certification is required.
Please refer to our Job Line Recording at 780-482-1637 in Edmonton or 780-791-5866 in Fort McMurray, if job postings do not have the current date.
A&H Steel @ Edm Area Req: 1 Jry Rodman Foreman. Must have own vehicle/transportation. Commercial Agreement. Starts: ASAP
A&H Steel @ Edm Area Req: 3 Jry or experienced Rodmen for 2 months+, 40 hours+/week schedule. Must have Fall Pro. Commercial Agreement. Starts: ASAP
American Bridge – Tawatina Bridge Req: 5 Jry or Experienced Rodmen for 1 week+, 6 – 10’s schedule with OT as required. CSTS-09, Fall Pro, lots of climbing, heavy lifting, wet conditions and working at heights. Commercial Agreement. Starts: Wednesday April 8th
RKM @ Lehigh Edmonton Req: 1 Jry Welder with all position SMAW & FCAW for a total of 8 shifts (April 14 – 17, no work April 18 – 22, then working April 23 – 28 @ 10 hrs/shift. Indoc must be completed prior to arrival and information received by RKM. NMA Agreement. Starts: Tuesday April 14th
There are no current job postings for the Fort McMurray area for Wednesday April 8th
ATTENTION to those working at IPL Fort Sask.
OFF-SITE BUSSING FROM NEW PARKING LOT
Please click on the links for more information.
Also check out www.IPLHeartland.com and Twitter for the most up to date information.
A Letter from the International Iron Workers
ATTENTION MEMBERS AND CONTRACTORS!!
Energy Safety Canada and OSSA have release a statement regarding safety training certificates and expiry dates. The expiry dates for the following safety tickets have been extended until the end of September, 2020.
If you have one of the above listed tickets and it has an expiry date from Jan 1, 2020 to Sept 1, 2020, the expiry has been extended until the end of September 2020.
ATTENTION WELDERS and Contractors. CWB has issued the following information regarding CWB tickets:
All examination sessions in CWB Group offices or satellite locations have been canceled effective March 25, 2020.
Attention all Members/Contractors; click on the following link for information regarding the training center and apprenticeship.
Attention all Members; the General Meeting that was scheduled for next week Saturday March 28th is being cancelled by the President of the Local due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ironworkers Local 720 Lobbying Course that was scheduled for April 4th and 5th is postponed and will be re-scheduled at a later date.
Government of Canada Resources
For ongoing general updates: www.canada.ca
For general business information: www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html#business
The Government of Canada offers the Work-Sharing Program, which is a program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer.
For more info check out the website Work-Sharing program or call the Employer Contact Centre at 1-800-367-5693
Employment Insurance Program:
The Government of Canada offers benefits for individuals who may qualify if they have lost their job.
COVID El claims can be made at: 1-833-381- 2725
Government of Alberta Resources
Current COVID updates:
Information for employers and employees:
Income Support Program
Income Support can help you and your family with basic living costs and other necessities. Depending on your needs and situation you may be eligible to receive assistance through Alberta's Income Support program. It is income/asset tested for your entire household and "ongoing" and/or "emergency benefit" streams.
Income support policy and contact info:
Note: your local office may be assessing via telephone, not in person at this time.
Information on employment rules for layoffs and terminations:
Canadian Chamber of Commerce: http://www.chamber.ca/
Flexibility regarding filing Taxes:
Individual communities Chamber of Commerce are updating their websites regularly with very good information