LOCAL 71’S ANNUAL CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

Local 71 is organizing its Annual Christmas Party for the members’ children, 10 years and under. The event will take place at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, located at 200 Coventry Road Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4S3 on SUNDAY, December 4th, 2022. Entertainment will be provided and of course Santa will be in attendance. Admission is free!!

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  • Local 71

    United Association of Journeymen and
    Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting
    Industry of the USA and Canada

What's New

11-24-2022
MAP Training Program
10-27-2022
Notice of death
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Member Russell Bobbitt who passed away October 22, 2022.  Our deepest sympathy to the family. 
10-26-2022
FIFTY YEAR LIFE MEMBERS

In September 2022 U.A. Local 71 Plumbers and Pipefitters of Ottawa/Gatineau honored members with 50 years of service.Local 71 has many proud and loyal members, and these members were recognized for their dedicated service to both Local 71 and the United Association.Members gathered and had a great time renewing old friendships.

10-25-2022
Brother Peter Ness, Business Manager Angus Maisonneuve
10-24-2022
Brother Bob Ness, Angus Maisonneuve Business Manager and Brother Raynald Plouffe
10-23-2022
Brother Reginald Fournier, Business Agent Pierre Jodoin
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Happy Birthday

Richard Duchesne

Ronald Thibault

Eric Duquette

Eric Routhier

Patric Boutet

As a member of UA local 71, with proof of your membership, you will benefit of great discounts* on all of your purchases.

*Discounts varies from 10 to 30%

540, Saint-Joseph boulevard, Gatineau, QC J8Y 4A3
819-770-5503 - riobec.ca

2022-05-03
Member Assistance Program.

Helping Unionized Tradespeople with the stresses of life.

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Important

2022-11-14
FOR APPRENTICE ONLY: APTITUDE TEST

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2022-02-23
Union Perks Plus

Union Perks Plus, UPP for short, is a member benefits program created for the Canadian union member and their family.

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2022-01-18
Office Policy 2022

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2022-01-18
Training Policy 2022

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2022-01-03
Ontario & Quebec Holiday Calendar

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2019-09-26
UA Canada Parental Wellness Program

Pregnancy Benefit

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2018-10-18
BILL 148 – PEL settlement

PEL settlement between the OPTC and MCAO (ICI Only). The nuts and bolts of it is - its to be paid on Base Rate plus Holiday on all hours earned – Retro Active to January 1 2018.

Click to download >> Bill 148 PEL-settlement

2021-04-05
Mandatory Registration (WHMIS, 4Steps Awareness and Working at Heights Refresher)

For who: All Apprentices and Journeyman
Date: Click here to download courses
Registration by e-mail: eric@ualocal71.Com

2018-001-01
Attention Welders

We are re-starting the “Open Fridays” for the welders who want to come and practice from 7:00am to 11:00am. Please email Eric at eric@ualocal71.com for reservation.


Notices

9/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Rules to obtain a competence card from the province of Quebec
Plumbers and Steamfitters
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario, if you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s free. If you don’t have those courses, it’s $10.00. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and your licence of the Ministry of Ontario.
If you are a resident of Quebec with a valid licence of Ontario it is mandatory to have your Health and Safety course (ASP) from the province of Quebec, it will cost you $100.00 to get your certificate. Also, for a resident of Quebec, it is possible to avoid this fee of $ 100.00; when renewing; by presenting proof that you worked as a plumber or pipefitter in Ontario. To do so you will need to present to the C.C.Q. the following documents:
  • T4 from previous years 
  • A letter from your Employer indicating the number of hours worked in your trade OR a letter from Local 71, signed by the Business Manager, OR your pay stubs which confirms the number of hours you have worked in the previous years.
Welders
If you are a member residing in Ontario and your licence is valid in Ontario and you have your Basic Fall Protection, WHMIS, Basic Health and Safety courses of Ontario or your Health and Safety course from the province of Quebec, it’s $100.00. If not, it is $10.00 more. You will have to show proof of residence (driver’s licence) and a letter from the Union of 750 hours of work in the past year along with a T4 or your pay stubs.
If you are a resident of Quebec and want to renew your CCQ card, you will need to present your T4 or you pay stubs from previous years to prove that you have worked at least 320 hours per year after the expiration date of your license and a letter from your Employer or from Local 71 confirming that you have worked as a welder.
For more information please contact André Rondeau at (819) 246-3771.
WHEN YOU GO TO THE CCQ TO REGISTER YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A UNION ALLEGIANCE BE SURE TO VOTE INTERNATIONAL (CPQMC).
1/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
Work Safety
All Affiliates, Members, Executives and Associated Contractors of the Building and Construction Trades Council encourage and support health and safety legislation on all our worksites.
 
For a safer Ontario, we are urged to call the Ministry of Labour at 1-877-202-0008 to report unsafe labour practice in any Ontario workplace.
 
Health and Safety is a shared responsibility and we have accepted the challenge from our Minister of Labour, Peter Fonseca, to make sure that everyone returns home safe and sound after work.
 
Our call to action is 1-877-202-0008. Display it prominently;
Share it widely; Use it wisely; Use it!
 
Call 1-877-202-0008 to help save a life!
1/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
If you have a Reinstatement
  • You will not be dispatched to work.
  • You will not be eligible for the subsidy program.
  • You will not be entitled to your life insurance.

Please make sure that you are in good standing.

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