The Bargaining Council of BC Building Trade Unions (BCBCBTU) and Construction Labour Relations Association of BC (CLRA) concluded the ratification process on November 13, 2017. Ratification of the 2016-2019 agreements was successful with fourteen of the fifteen building trades unions supporting the agreement with a combined majority of 83%. BCRCC carpenters voted 95% in favour of the three-year agreement. While BCRCC scaffolders approved their 2016- 2019 agreement with 92% support. We would like to thank the membership for participating in the ratification process and exercising your right to vote on the terms and conditions of your collective agreements.
ANNUAL CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY:
Local 1598 will be holding its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday, December 10th, 2017, between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Trafalgar-Pro Pats Legion Hall, 411 Gorge Road East.
Entertainment, a visit from Santa bearing gifts, food, and refreshments are provided.
To register, please call the Local 1598 office at: 250-383-8116
BCRCC members are invited to attend their respective ACAW pension information meetings.
ACAW representatives will be in attendance.
Please refer to the schedule for date, time and location.
UBC members may opt in to receive e-mail notifications regarding training, qualifications, and certifications. Members who opt in for training notifications will receive an e-mail 60 days prior to a qualification/certification expiration date and on the date a qualification/certification expires.
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August 24-27, 2017 – The 2017 National Apprenticeship Contest was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Congratulations go out to, Brother Aaron Elsas, Local 1598, 1st place winner for the carpenters, Brother Morgan Bull, Local 1907, 1st place winner for the scaffolders, and to Brother Jeremy Welch, Local 1541, 2nd place winner for the floorlayers.