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Industrial Travel Card Work Update July 31, 2012

July 31, 2012

We are NOT accepting UA Travel Cards at this time July 31, 2012.

UA Local 179 Welcomes and respects all UA Travellers.

Local Member Call Out is Daily at 10:00 am.

Please Do Not contact UA Local 179 until after 2:00pm.

Travellers cannot be dispatched before Local Member Call Out is complete.

Phone 1-306-569-0624 or Toll Free 1-877-893-2179 / Choose option #1 for recording for daily updates on current available work.

UA Travel Card Members require these to work in Saskatchewan:

Travel Card or Travel Letter must be received by UA Local 179 prior to dispatch (Card Must Follow Travel Letter).

Pre-Access Alcohol and Drug Screen (Job # Number and Details provided at time of Dispatch).

Reciprocal Agreement must be completed by all UA Travel Card Members once you are dispatched to ensure your Pension Health & Welfare is sent to your home local.

Valid CSTS Safety Disk

Valid Rights and Responsibilities

Valid Trade Tickets

Valid Saskatchewan Weld Tickets P1 / F3 / F4.

Welding Basic Pressure Ticket is the Minimum Requirement. Saskatchewan Boiler Branch information will be provided to convert your existing weld tickets to Saskatchewan. (UA Local 179 then requires a copy of your Valid Saskatchewan weld tickets).

Subsistence will require two proof of residence as set within the Saskatchewan Industrial Collective Bargaining Agreement:
- Income Tax Assessment
- Property Tax Assessment
- Unemployment Insurance
- Utility Receipt

Appropriate Work Clothing: (cold weather climate / live plant construction).

Member Void Check is required for Contractor Payroll Automatic Deposit.

Personal cell phone use is prohibited on all Saskatchewan Job Sites.

Standard Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided (i.e. safety glasses, gloves, coveralls & hearing protection).

We are certainly here to help but please do everything you can to be prepared!


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UA Local 179

402 Solomon Drive, Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 5A8
Tel: 306-569-0624
Fax: 306-781-8052
Toll Free: 1-877-893-2179 (in Saskatchewan only)
Call Out Line: 306-569-3641