Dear members:

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation with the new variants, UA Local 71 wants to advise its members of the measures to protect the health and safety of our members, our employees, our families and our community.

Effective April 19, 2021

  • The Office of UA Local 71 will remain open during regular business hours, with a reduced staff complement. The following changes will be made to our operations:
  • There will be no walk-in accepted to the Office except by appointment. Please make an appointment at 613-728-5583.
  • If you need to speak to any officer or employee of the Union, you can contact the office during business hours, or can call:
    • Angus Maisonneuve, Business Manager, 343-997-7171
    • Brent Payne, Assistant Business Manager, 613-291-2291
    • Pierre Jodoin, Business Agent, 613-360-5583
    • Marc Laframboise, Business Agent, 613-799-3572
  • Dues will not be accepted in person. Payment can be made by mail or e-transfer
  • All referral slips will be provided by e-mail and/or fax to the contractor and the member.
  • Please contact the Training Department at (613) 295-2393 for status on all Training Courses

Regular Membership Meetings

All upcoming regular membership meeting will help via Microsoft Teams and for those you who wish to participate to these meetings please reply RSVP from you email address to office@ualocal71.com when prompt to do so a week prior to each meeting and you will receive a meeting invitation link.

All Others may have access through Bell Conferencing.

Dial the appropriate dial-in number below and follow the system prompts to enter the conference ID following by #
Toll-free dial-in number: 1-866-500-9022
Local dial-in number: 613-244-1309
Conference ID : 2381710

Stay Safe and follow Covid Protocols.

Angus Maisonneuve
UA Local 71 Business Manager
April 19, 2021

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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

7-30-2021
UA Local 488 calls for Journeyman
7-23-2021
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL UA CANADIAN LOCAL UNIONS

Dear Sisters & Brothers:

UA Local Union #433 has open calls for SPECIALTY WELDERS (CHROME, STAINLESS, CARBON, ETC.); JOURNEYMAN STEAM FITTERS (TICKETED); JOURNEYMAN INSTRUMENT TECHNICIANS; JOURNEYMAN SPRINKLER FITTERS; APPRENTICE INSTRUMENT TECHNICIANS; and APPRENTICE STEAM FITTERS.

Please check our website at www.local488.ca under 'Dispatch' then click 'Journeymen1 or 'Apprentices', select your trade and click search for more information regarding these open calls.

Please have your members, interested in working out of our Local Union, go to our website at www.local488.ca (under 'Dispatch') and utilize our Create Account form (include scanned copies of membership card, Government Issued photo ID} CSTS09 card, current welding tickets and/or Journeyman Certificate and/ or Apprenticeship Information, safety training tickets, and reciprocity authorization form). These members should also request that their home Local approve them for travel on MOMS. Once completed they can utilize Online Dispatch.

EXCEPT FOR THE TRADE LISTED ABOVE,
THERE IS NO DEMAND FOR TRAVEL CARD MEMBERS AT THIS TIME.

Fraternally yours,
Rod McKay
Business Manager
UA Local Union #488

7-22-2021
Plumbing License
We would like to congratulate Mr. Nicholas Lacroix and Mr. Stephane Grey for the obtention of their Plumbing Licence.  You should be proud of your achievement !  
7-06-2021
Vaccine Clinic for Construction Sector

The Good Companions Seniors Centre
670 chemin Albert St. Street

Thursday, July 8
1:00pm to 7:00pm

Details

  • Book your appointment at 613-691-5505
  • For construction sector employees and family members age 12+
  • First and second doses
  • Parking on Fleet Street

Bring at least one piece of ID:
?Health Card
?Driver’s License
?Passport

*Health card is preferred, but not required to receive a vaccine if you do not have one.

6-29-2021
Happy Canada Day Everbody
6-22-2021
Happy St-Jean Baptiste Day
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Happy Birthday

Serge Poirier

Jean-Sylvain Ranger

Brodie Telford

Marc-Antoine Henri

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
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Important

2020-12-23
Ontario & Quebec Holiday Calendar

Click to download details

2019-09-26
UA Canada Parental Wellness Program

Pregnancy Benefit

Click to download details

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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