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Unitied Association Thirty-Ninth Convention
SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTRE
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
FROM AUGUST 1 - 5, 2016
TO CONVENE MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 1, 2015 AT 8:00 A.M.
Brothers & Sisters:
The nomination of delegates to the 39th convention of the United Association will be held at
the general meeting of Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the UA Local 71 office located at
1250 Ages Drive in Ottawa, Ontario.
The secret ballot election of delegates to represent Local 71 at the 39th convention of the
United Association will be held at the general meeting of Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the
UA Local 71 office located at 1250 Ages Drive in Ottawa, Ontario.
In the event of a tie vote of delegates a runoff election by secret ballot shall also be held on the
same night after the election of delegates to the convention on March 30, 2016.
This year, Local 71 will be allotted eleven (11) delegates plus our Business Manager as per the
Section 13 of the UA Constitution. (If count on cashsheet remains the same)
The sections 16 and 17 of the United Association Constitution are to be strictly observed and
carefully followed and they read as follows:
Section 16: The candidate or candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the delegate
election shall be declared the elected delegate or delegates. The candidates
receiving the next highest votes shall be the alternates, by descending numerical
order, and shall act in the case of the inability of any regular delegate to attend the
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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.
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).