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Happy Holidays from all of us here at UA Local 179
December 21, 2012 - Note: the UA Local 179 Offices will be closed Monday, December 24, 2012 to Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for the Christmas Holidays

Bill C-377 passed by House of Commons
December 13, 2012 - December 13, 2012 Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government passes bill forcing unions to open their books by Les Whittington ... more ››

Political Action Update
November 19, 2012 - Political Action Update   There are currently two main political issues of concern to UA Local 179. One is Federal Private Members Bill C-377 an act to amend ... more ››

Saskatchewan Employment Code \"Low Road to Growth\"
November 5, 2012 -

Bill C-377 is an assault on unions
October 22, 2012 - Bill C-377 is an assault on unions By Steven Schumann | Oct 22, 2012 4:54 am | 2 Comments ... more ››

Congratulations to UA Local 179 Training Coordinator Ken Busch
October 16, 2012 - Congratulations to our UA Local 179 Training Coordinator Ken Busch who recently received his UA Training Coordinator certificate in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This photo ... more ››

Take Action - Speak out on Bill C-377
October 11, 2012 - Take Action - Speak out on Bill C-377 We are concerned with a private member's bill ... more ››

2012 UA Local 179 Member Pin Awards Recipients List and Group Photos
October 9, 2012 - On Saturday, September 22nd, the UA Local 179 held their 2012 Member Pin Awards.  An evening to honour the hardwork, dedication and standard for excellence of the long-term ... more ››

Congratulations to Lynnsy St. Amant, recipient of the 2012 UA Local 179 Scholarship
October 4, 2012 - On behalf of all the members of United Association Local 179 congratulations to Lynnsy St. Amant the recipient of the 2012 UA Local 179 Scholarship ... more ››

Bursary for Union members children attending post-secondary education - Application Deadline November 16, 2012
September 25, 2012 - Attention UA Local 179 Members, Do you have any children who are attending post-secondary education as full-time students? All UA Local 179 member's children attending ... more ››

Helmets to Hardhats - Canada
September 17, 2012 - Finding a new career is one of the most important things that helps Veterans make a successful transition from military to civilian life. The Helmets to Hardhats ... more ››

St. Eloi Scholarship Fundraising Campaign
September 11, 2012 - September 3, 2012 Dear Brothers/Sisters, You were recently sent a package requesting a donation to the J. Russell St. Eloi Fundraising Campaign.   ... more ››

UA Local 179ers win Slo-Pitch Championship
August 27, 2012 - Yesterday, August 26, 2012 the UA Local 179 Slo-pitch team the "179ers" won the Sunday Summer Slo-pitch championship final in the Regina Rec League.  ... more ››

Saskatchewan Building Trades Annual Labour Day BBQ - Monday, September 3rd noon to 4pm
August 16, 2012 - On Monday, September 3rd come on out to the Saskatchewan Building Trades annual Labour Day Picnic! Activities Include: - Entertainment, Kids Dino Bouncers, Face Painting, - ... more ››

August 13, 2012 - On July 30, 2012 the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada Local 179 submitted the attached ... more ››

Matt Bakker Scholarshp Award Established 1992 QCCC
May 22, 2012 -   The Quality Control Council of Canada is once again providing scholarships of up to $2500.00 in 2012. Eligibility is limited to QCCC Members' dependent children. Please ... more ››

The Future of the UA, from an Apprentice Perspective
May 10, 2012 -   UA Special Called Meeting Toronto April 25, 26, 2012 apprentices attending from across Canada in a half day discussion group share their thoughts and feelings ... more ››

UA Local 179 / SPI JTAC / NAUSC host UA Western Regional Apprentice Competition
May 7, 2012 - UA Local 179 / SPI JTAC / NAUSC host UA Western Regional Apprentice Competition     The Western Regional Apprentice Competitions held May 2nd 3rd and 4th have ... more ››

Unions Blast Sask Government Dues Questions
May 6, 2012 - CBC News Posted: May 3, 2012 8:03 AM CST Terry Parker, business manager for the Saskatchewan Building and Construction Trades Council, wasn't impressed with the ... more ››

UA Local 179 Saskatchewan Non-Signatory Hot Contractors
April 3, 2012 - Saskatchewan Hot Contractors   All the following are considered Saskatchewan hot contractors working in direct competition with our organization. UA Members working for ... more ››

The Global Battle for Workers
March 8, 2012 - The Global Battle for Workers: Alberta employers building major energy projects are struggling to fill jobs in the trades, engineering and project management, and face ... more ››

Member Pictures @ Work and Play
February 13, 2012 - We would like all kinds of member pictures special events friends and family at work rest or play.   Please send pictures via e-mail to mail@ualocal179.caWrite Member ... more ››

UA Local 179 Scholarship Application 2012
January 1, 2012 - Eligibility 1. To be eligible an applicant must be a member in good standing of UA Local 179 or a son, daughter spouse or legally adopted child or dependent of ... more ››

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Passing of UA 179 Member Ronald "Ron" Johnson

Passing of UA 179 Life member Ferdinand Janke

Passing of UA Member Attila "Audie" Abram

Passing of UA Life Member Jozef Horvath

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Unemployed Workers Help Centre If you hear family, friends, neighbors', etc mentioning they are or someone they know is having issues with EI, you can tell them that there is an outfit, the UWHC, which is supported by your union that gives help to any worker having trouble with their EI claim. Check out the website by clicking the link below:

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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