A REPRESENTATIVE FROM GLOBAL BENEFITS WILL BE DISCUSSING THE CHANGES MADE TO THE PENSION IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE MEETING ...... OUR NEXT MEETING IS THE NOV GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017 AT 11:00AM AT THE UA LOCAL 179 UNION HALL, 402 SOLOMON DR., REGINA.

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November 15, 2017    UPCOMING ELECTION OF OFFICERS    Nominations were held for the election of officers at the Nov 4, 2017 at the Davidson Town Hall in Davidson.  The nominations, preparation of ballots and ... more ››

November 15, 2017    CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTIES   

October 31, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course 402 Solomon Dr., Regina Dec 11-14, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This is a NAUSC certified course. To Register: Call the Training Office at ... more ››

October 31, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon Nov 27 - 30, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a 40 hour course NAUSC certified course. To Register: Call the Training ... more ››

October 16, 2017    PENSION UPDATE INFORMATION   

October 3, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Basic Welding Saskatoon Welding Shop 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon   Oct 28 - 29 & Nov 4 - 5, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 ... more ››

October 3, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Plumber IP course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina   Weekdays Nov 13 - Dec 1, 2017 8:00 am - ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 16-19, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a 40 hour NAUSC Certified Course To ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Gas Code and Gas Exam T.Q. Refresher Regina Pipe Trades training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 21-22, 28-29, Nov 4-5, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 16-20, 23-27, 30-Nov 3 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This is a weekday 120 ... more ››

August 22, 2017    AUGUST 2017-JULY 2018 TRAINING COURSE CALENDAR   

August 1, 2017    4TH ANNUAL U.A. LOCAL 179 GOLF TOURNAMENT   

July 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Specialist Course Sask Polytechnic, Regina Nov 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Nov 25,26, 2017 8:30 am - 6:00pm Dec 1, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 ... more ››

July 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Recertification Sask Polytechnic, Regina Sept 16th & 17th, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm This course will appeal to you if ... more ››

June 15, 2017    ORIBITAL WELDERS NEEDE LOCAL 140   

May 26, 2017    "THE PUSH FOR CHANGE"    On Friday May 19th, 2017 we had the honor of participating in the "Push for Change" walk in Regina.  We would like to thank all the members that came out to ... more ››

May 2, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina July 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This a weekday ... more ››

April 4, 2017    ATTENTION MEMBERS - Regarding Local 488's Open Call   

March 24, 2017    SKILLS SASK COMPETITION    SKILLS SASK COMPETITION UPDATE The Competitors were: Plumbers - Will Rayner 3rd year Steamfitter/Pipefitters ... more ››

January 19, 2017    ATTENTION MEMBERS   

January 17, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Swagelok Installation Training - Tube Fitting & Bending Essentials Home Inn & Suites Regina Airport West Thursday February 9, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Lunch ... more ››

December 22, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Jan 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 2016 Jan 30, 31, Feb 1, 2, 3, ... more ››

December 22, 2016    ATTENTION APPRENTICES: 2017 Skills Canada Saskatchewan Competition Registration   

December 20, 2016    UA Local 179 Members at Cigar Lake   

December 20, 2016    UA Local 179 Members at K + S Legacy Site   

December 15, 2016    Honoring Abe Reddekopp at the Festival of Trees in Saskatoon   

October 31, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Shop Steward course 402 Solomon Dr., Regina, SK Saturday Dec 10 and Sunday Dec 11 ,2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm There is ... more ››

September 28, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Matched Taper Joint Certification Course for Green and Red Thread This is an 8 hour course that will provide proper Certification for this type of joint Tuesday October 4, ... more ››

September 26, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    ATTN MEMBERS: Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Centre 402 Solomon Dr., Regina Nov 14-18, 2016 Nov 21-24, 2016 Nov 28-Dec 2, ... more ››

September 23, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    This is to inform you that Steve Broda passed away Sept 15, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held Oct 8, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Wolkowski Funeral Home, 445 Park St. W., ... more ››

July 20, 2016    A THANK YOU FROM ANGUS WORKMAN   

July 20, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    All K + S Site workers are to return to work July 20th!! Both day and night shift.

July 18, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    The K + S site is shut down until future notice.  We will keep you updated as we get more information.

March 7, 2016    ON SALE NOW!!!   

February 12, 2016    JANUARY TO JUNE COURSE LIST   

February 11, 2016    SWAGELOK LEVEL 1 TRAINING    Best Western Seven oaks Thursday March 10, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm To Register Call the Training Office at 1-306-651-3737 Fax us at 1-306-651-3466 E-mail us at ... more ››

February 4, 2016    2016 APPRENTICE SKILLS COMPETITION SCHEDULE   

February 3, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    SHOP STEWARD COURSE 402 Solomon Dr., Regina March 12 & 13, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm There is a maximum of ten (10) training spaces available for this ... more ››

February 1, 2016    LICENSED GAS CONTRACTORS AND LICENSED GAS FITTERS    AMENDMENTS TO THE GAS INSPECTIONS REGULATIONS

October 28, 2015    NEW TRAINIG SCHEDULE    Check out the new training Schedule for upcoming courses and programs.

October 20, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Check out information on Canada Apprentice Loan Applications   

September 22, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    SHOP STEWARD COURSE at the Regina Union Hall Oct 31 & Nov 1 8:00 am to 4:30 pm There is a maximum of twelve (12) spaces available for this course.  To confirm a ... more ››

September 14, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course The Training Office is contemplating the scheduling of this program as a 3 week long (M-F) 8 am to 4:30 pm ... more ››

September 8, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    CWB Test / Course Regina Union Hall Sept 12 & 13, 2015 8:00 a.m. To Register call 1-306-651-3737

August 31, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Recertification Sask. Polytechnic Regina September 19 & 20 at 8:00 a.m. This is a refresher and to update you on the new regulations and ... more ››

August 26, 2015    SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INSTALLER COMPULSORY TRADE TASK FORCE OPEN HOUSES    REGINA OPEN HOUSE Open House will be held at Vipond Inc. Shop 205 - 1st Ave. East, Regina Thursday August 27, 2015 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Available for viewing will be a ... more ››

August 26, 2015    TRAINING UPDATE    PLUMBER IP COURSE Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. September 26 - 27, 2015 October 3 - 4, 2015 October 24 - 25, ... more ››

June 23, 2015    UA local 179 at Skills Canada National Competition    UA Local 179 along with Saskatchewan Piping and many local members had the privilege to be a part of Skills Canada National Competition and trade show.  Through the ... more ››

April 20, 2015    Prince Albert Member Information Meeting    UA Local 179 held an Information Meeting in Prince Albert March 19th, 2015.  The attendance was good with 15 members attending.  Mitch Grenier went over the ... more ››

April 20, 2015    Annual UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby    The Annual UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby was held on March 7, 2015 in Waskesiu.  Everyone met at 10 a.m. for breakfast and registration at the elk ... more ››

April 20, 2015    NEW BUSINESS MANAGERS CONFERENCE    Business Manager Bill Peters recently attended the New Business Managers Training Conference in Annapolis, Maryland February 23 – 27, 2015.  All the newly elected Business ... more ››

March 20, 2015    March 20th is shift Recognition Day in Saskatchewan   

March 20, 2015    Training Update    FOREMAN COURSE April 11 & 12, 18 & 19 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Regina Union Hall, 402 Solomon Dr., Regina To Register: Call the Training Office at 306-651-3737 ... more ››

March 13, 2015    TRAINING UPDATE    Gas Service Level 1 Course - Introduction to electrical control circuitry - Understanding and application of Series and parallel circuits for controls - Interpretation of ... more ››

March 5, 2015    Training Updates: CWB All Position Testing or Check Testing and Green Thread Training    CWB All Position Testing or Check Testing Saskatoon Pipe Trades Training Center, 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon Thursday March 26, 2015 and Friday March 27, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Green ... more ››

February 20, 2015    Snowmobile Derby March 7th    Don't forget to regisiter for the UA Local 179 Snowmobile Derby taking place in Waskesiu on March 7th.

January 26, 2015    Training Update: Updated January to October 2015 Course Calendar    Attached you will find an updated pdf course calendar of training courses offered by the Saskatchewan Joint Training Committee from January to ... more ››

January 21, 2015    Training Update: Looking for members to sign up for Fibreglass training    1/20/2015   TRAINING NEWS UPDATE       REGINA & SASKATOON ... more ››

January 13, 2015    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete    UA Local 179 Negotiations Complete Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete.The Commercial Negotiations Memorandum of Agreement as well as the Honeywell ... more ››

December 18, 2014    UA LOCAL 179 ELECTION RESULTS    The 2014 UA Local 179 Elections are complete. The ballots have been counted and the results can be found below. All positions will be filled for a term of three years effective ... more ››

November 24, 2014    Training Update - Math & Science Review Class    The SPI/JTC Training Centre is seeking apprentices interested in taking a Math & Science Review Class. Contact them today to put your name on the list. 

November 3, 2014    UA LOCAL 179 2014 ELECTIONS    UA LOCAL 179 2014 ELECTIONS Nominations were held for all positions for the 2014 UA Local 179 ... more ››

October 31, 2014    REFRIGERATION & COMMERCIAL BARGAINING UPDATES    BARGAINING UPDATES NOVEMBER 17, 2014 Dear members of UA Local 179, Collective Bargaining for the UA Local 179 Provincial Refrigeration Agreement for ... more ››

October 30, 2014    Memorandum of Settlement Approved in Industrial Negotiations    VOTE RESULTS: Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations Voting on the Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations is ... more ››

October 27, 2014    2014 Children's Christmas Parties    UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties: Regina Christmas Party 4:00-7:30pm Saturday, December 6th 2014 @ Sask Science Centre, 2903 Powerhouse ... more ››

October 10, 2014    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Updates October 10, 2014  Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations  Dear ... more ››

September 30, 2014    SKILLS CANADA is seeking volunteers for the 2015 National Apprenticeship Skills Competitions    SKILLS CANADA is seeking volunteers for the  2015  National Apprenticeship  Skills Competitions Greetings, This ... more ››

September 24, 2014    Training Update    Below is an updated list of training courses from the Joint Training Board.  Remember to register call 306.651.3737 or email skppin@sasktel.net.

September 2, 2014    2014 SK Building Trades Trade vs. Trade Paintball Tournament    SK Building Trades Trade vs. Trade Paintball Tournament Sunday, October 5th  10:30am-3:00pm @ Paintball Action Games Asquith, SK Teams of 4-6 people open to ... more ››

August 29, 2014    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update Dear members of UA Local 179, Collective Bargaining for the UA Local 179 Industrial Agreement for the Province of Saskatchewan ... more ››

August 10, 2014    UA LOCAL 179ers North vs. South Slo-pitch Match    UA LOCAL 179ers North vs. South Slo-pitch MatchThe UA Local 179  North slo-pitch team based in Saskatoon will take on the UA Local 179 South team based in Regina at noon ... more ››

August 6, 2014    UA Local 179 1st Annual Membership Golf Tournament    1st Annual UA Local 179 Membership Golf Classic Saturday, September 27th  Noon @ Flowing Springs Golf Course (10km Northwest of Regina) 18-hole Texas ... more ››

August 5, 2014    Labour Day 2014 Events - Picnic & UA Ride    What are your plans for this Monday, September 1st--Labour Day 2014? Come out for the Labour Day Picnic at the SK Legislature or if you have a Motorcycle come out for the 2nd ... more ››

July 8, 2014    Provide Feedback for Commercial & Refrigeration Negotiations    Have your chance to provide input for Commercial/Refrigeration/Honeywell Negotiations  Dear members of UA Local 179, The UA ... more ››

June 17, 2014    Attention all Pressure Pipe Welders    Attention all Pressure Pipe Welders  The Training Center in Saskatoon is preparing to offer an informational program focusing on the Phased Array Ultrasonic ... more ››

March 10, 2014    UA Local 179 Scholarships    UA Local 179 Scholarships  Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 UA Local 179 Scholarships   Awarding There ... more ››

February 22, 2014    2014 MEMBER DUES CHANGES      2014 MEMBER DUES CHANGES Local 179 Journeypersons, please note that as of January 1, 2014 your union dues will be increased to $43.00 per month. Please ... more ››

January 30, 2014    POSTPONED - 2014 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby    The 2014 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby scheduled for Saturday March 1, 2014 has been postponed due to the cold weather. We are going to try and ... more ››

January 26, 2014    Training Schedule for January to April 2015    Attached you will find a pdf of the updated course listing for the Saskatchewan Joint Training Committee courses from January to April 2015.  To ... more ››

January 9, 2014    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete.The Commercial Negotiations Memorandum of Agreement as well as the Honeywell Negotiations Memorandum of ... more ››

December 20, 2013    Happy Holidays from UA Local 179   

November 19, 2013    UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties    The dates are set for the 2013 UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties  Prince Albert -Saturday, December. 7th @ Minto Bowl 2-5pm; Saskatoon - Sunday, December ... more ››

November 8, 2013    Training Update: Register Today for Upcoming Courses    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE: Below is an updated list of training courses offered by the Saskatchewan Piping Institute Joint Training Board over the next 6 months. Register Today!  

October 25, 2013    UA Local 179 is hiring a Commercial Business Agent/Organizer    We are seeking applications for the position of Commercial Business Agent/Organizer Northern Saskatchewan    

October 17, 2013    Mesothelioma Research Program 2013 Update    Attached you will find the  the Mesothelioma Research Program 2013 Update from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario. 

September 24, 2013    The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship    The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship Fund The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship Fund Society was established to keep alive the vision Mr ... more ››

September 18, 2013    Congratulations to the UA Local 179 Scholarship Award Winners    UA Local 179 Scholarship Winners Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the two UA Local 179 $1,000 Scholarships: Rachel Willis and ... more ››

August 17, 2013    News Coverage on the Grand Opening of the UA Local 179 new Regina Hall & Training Centre      Pipe trades open new hiring hall in Regina Business booming for members        By Will Chabun, Printed in The ... more ››

August 13, 2013    August 2013 UA Canada Electronic Member Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You ... more ››

June 17, 2013    2013 UA Local 179 Scholarships    Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 UA Local 179 Scholarships. Awarding There will be two separate $1000.00 awards presented. One will be given to ... more ››

June 10, 2013    Increase to Subsistence Allowance in Estevan and Lloydminster    We are pleased to announce that UA Local 179's efforts to request a subsistence allowance review in Estevan and Lloydminster were successful. Effective June 16, 2013 ... more ››

June 6, 2013    Jacob\'s Industrial Bereavement Benefit Increase July 1, 2013    Effective July 1, 2013 the bereavement benefit amount for the Jacobs Industrial Services Ltd., Bereavement Benefit Trust Plan Saskatchewan will be increased from $175 to $200 ... more ››

June 5, 2013    UA Canada June Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. ... more ››

May 28, 2013    Results of UA Local 179 Sprinkler Fitter Contract Ratification Vote    Results from the National Road Sprinkler Fitter Collective Agreement UA Local 179 (Saskatchewan) Ratification Vote – May 16, 2013. 140 eligible voters 57 ... more ››

May 16, 2013    May 16, 2013 Training Update   

May 2, 2013    UA Canada May 2013 Membership Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. ... more ››

April 3, 2013    UA Canada April 2013 Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You can ... more ››

March 28, 2013    April 28, 2013 - April 30, 2014 UA industrial Wage Summary    The anniversary for our Industrial agreement is coming up soon. Effective April 28, 2013 there will be a 3% increase applied to the total Industrial Agreement pay ... more ››

March 26, 2013    Saskatchewan Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Skills Competition Winners    March 23rd and March 24th, 2013 The Saskatchewan Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Skills Competition  THE COMPETITORS WERE: PLUMBERS ... more ››

March 20, 2013    Plumbing And Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprentice Competitions April 26, 2013    Attention: Plumbing and Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprentices Skills Saskatchewan is administering a Plumbing Competition ... more ››

March 4, 2013    UA Canada February 2013 Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You can sign up to ... more ››

February 27, 2013    SPIJTB Training Update - March & April courses    February 27, 2013 Upcoming Courses from the Saskatchewan Piping Industry Joint Training Board Steamfitter/Pipefitter Upgrading ... more ››

February 8, 2013    The Ugly Truth About Bill C-377    The Ugly Truth About Bill C-377 A recent blog post By Phil Flemming, First District International Vice-President, IBEW to the Huffington Post Politics ... more ››

February 5, 2013    UA Local 179 2013 Apprenticeship Competitions - March 23-24, 2013    APPLY NOW FOR 2013 APPRENTICESHIP COMPETITIONS February 4, 2013 Attention: All UA Indentured Apprentices THIS IS A ... more ››

February 4, 2013    Construction at Royal Canadian Mint uses Chinese workers instead of Local Trades People    Local workers at mint short-changed By: Murray McNeill – Winnipeg Free Press – January 25, 2013 A ... more ››

January 30, 2013    Update for UA Travel Card Members    Attention: UA Travel Card Members - January 30, 2013 Due to the low volume of dispatch requests from contractors and the high number of ... more ››

January 30, 2013    UPDATED: UA Local 179 General Membership Meeting Schedule    Upcoming General Membership Meetings NEW DATE AND LOCATION  ... more ››

January 8, 2013    UA Local 179 Regina Office Has Relocated    We have relocated our UA Local 179 Regina office to a new joint office and training facility effective January 22, 2013.  Our new office ... more ››

January 8, 2013    2013 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby - February 9, 2013   

January 7, 2013    UA Local 179 featured in December 2012 UA Journal    UA Local 179 was pleased to be featured in the December 2012 edition of the UA Journal.  You can view the article in your December issue or you can view the issue online at ... more ››

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

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

November 19, 2012    Political Action Update    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 ››

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

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

October 16, 2012    Congratulations to UA Local 179 Training Coordinator Ken Busch    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 ››

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

October 9, 2012    2012 UA Local 179 Member Pin Awards Recipients List and Group Photos    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 ››

October 4, 2012    Congratulations to Lynnsy St. Amant, recipient of the 2012 UA Local 179 Scholarship    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 ››

September 25, 2012    Bursary for Union members children attending post-secondary education - Application Deadline November 16, 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 ››

September 17, 2012    Helmets to Hardhats - Canada    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 ››

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

August 27, 2012    UA Local 179ers win Slo-Pitch Championship    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 ››

August 16, 2012    Saskatchewan Building Trades Annual Labour Day BBQ - Monday, September 3rd noon to 4pm    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    A SASKATCHEWAN EMPLOYMENT CODE: NEITHER FAIR NOR BALANCED    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 ››

July 31, 2012    Industrial Travel Card Work Update 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 ... more ››

May 22, 2012    Matt Bakker Scholarshp Award Established 1992 QCCC      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 ››

May 10, 2012    The Future of the UA, from an Apprentice Perspective      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 ››

May 7, 2012    UA Local 179 / SPI JTAC / NAUSC host UA Western Regional Apprentice Competition    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 ››

May 6, 2012    Unions Blast Sask Government Dues Questions    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 ››

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

March 8, 2012    The Global Battle for Workers    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 ››

February 13, 2012    Member Pictures @ Work and Play    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 ››

January 1, 2012    UA Local 179 Scholarship Application 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 ››

November 22, 2011    UA Local 179 Improvements Health and Welfare Plan    Improvements to our Health and Welfare Plan Effective January 1, 2012   Your Board of Trustees for the Saskatchewan Piping Industry Health and ... more ››

October 25, 2011    General Presidents Maintenance Education Bursary Application    This program will provide bursaries to the children of local union members who are full time students at a post secondary education institute.   Please review complete ... more ››

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Tel: 306-569-0624
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November 15, 2017    UPCOMING ELECTION OF OFFICERS    Nominations were held for the election of officers at the Nov 4, 2017 at the Davidson Town Hall in Davidson.  The nominations, preparation of ballots and ... more ››

November 15, 2017    CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTIES   

October 31, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course 402 Solomon Dr., Regina Dec 11-14, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This is a NAUSC certified course. To Register: Call the Training Office at ... more ››

October 31, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon Nov 27 - 30, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a 40 hour course NAUSC certified course. To Register: Call the Training ... more ››

October 16, 2017    PENSION UPDATE INFORMATION   

October 3, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Basic Welding Saskatoon Welding Shop 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon   Oct 28 - 29 & Nov 4 - 5, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 ... more ››

October 3, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Plumber IP course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina   Weekdays Nov 13 - Dec 1, 2017 8:00 am - ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Foreman Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 16-19, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a 40 hour NAUSC Certified Course To ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Gas Code and Gas Exam T.Q. Refresher Regina Pipe Trades training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 21-22, 28-29, Nov 4-5, 2017 7:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a ... more ››

September 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Drive, Regina Oct 16-20, 23-27, 30-Nov 3 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This is a weekday 120 ... more ››

August 22, 2017    AUGUST 2017-JULY 2018 TRAINING COURSE CALENDAR   

August 1, 2017    4TH ANNUAL U.A. LOCAL 179 GOLF TOURNAMENT   

July 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Specialist Course Sask Polytechnic, Regina Nov 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Nov 25,26, 2017 8:30 am - 6:00pm Dec 1, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 ... more ››

July 13, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Recertification Sask Polytechnic, Regina Sept 16th & 17th, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm This course will appeal to you if ... more ››

June 15, 2017    ORIBITAL WELDERS NEEDE LOCAL 140   

May 26, 2017    "THE PUSH FOR CHANGE"    On Friday May 19th, 2017 we had the honor of participating in the "Push for Change" walk in Regina.  We would like to thank all the members that came out to ... more ››

May 2, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina July 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm This a weekday ... more ››

April 4, 2017    ATTENTION MEMBERS - Regarding Local 488's Open Call   

March 24, 2017    SKILLS SASK COMPETITION    SKILLS SASK COMPETITION UPDATE The Competitors were: Plumbers - Will Rayner 3rd year Steamfitter/Pipefitters ... more ››

January 19, 2017    ATTENTION MEMBERS   

January 17, 2017    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Swagelok Installation Training - Tube Fitting & Bending Essentials Home Inn & Suites Regina Airport West Thursday February 9, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Lunch ... more ››

December 22, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Jan 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 2016 Jan 30, 31, Feb 1, 2, 3, ... more ››

December 22, 2016    ATTENTION APPRENTICES: 2017 Skills Canada Saskatchewan Competition Registration   

December 20, 2016    UA Local 179 Members at Cigar Lake   

December 20, 2016    UA Local 179 Members at K + S Legacy Site   

December 15, 2016    Honoring Abe Reddekopp at the Festival of Trees in Saskatoon   

October 31, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Shop Steward course 402 Solomon Dr., Regina, SK Saturday Dec 10 and Sunday Dec 11 ,2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm There is ... more ››

September 28, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Matched Taper Joint Certification Course for Green and Red Thread This is an 8 hour course that will provide proper Certification for this type of joint Tuesday October 4, ... more ››

September 26, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    ATTN MEMBERS: Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course Regina Pipe Trades Training Centre 402 Solomon Dr., Regina Nov 14-18, 2016 Nov 21-24, 2016 Nov 28-Dec 2, ... more ››

September 23, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    This is to inform you that Steve Broda passed away Sept 15, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held Oct 8, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Wolkowski Funeral Home, 445 Park St. W., ... more ››

July 20, 2016    A THANK YOU FROM ANGUS WORKMAN   

July 20, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    All K + S Site workers are to return to work July 20th!! Both day and night shift.

July 18, 2016    ATTENTION MEMBERS    The K + S site is shut down until future notice.  We will keep you updated as we get more information.

March 7, 2016    ON SALE NOW!!!   

February 12, 2016    JANUARY TO JUNE COURSE LIST   

February 11, 2016    SWAGELOK LEVEL 1 TRAINING    Best Western Seven oaks Thursday March 10, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm To Register Call the Training Office at 1-306-651-3737 Fax us at 1-306-651-3466 E-mail us at ... more ››

February 4, 2016    2016 APPRENTICE SKILLS COMPETITION SCHEDULE   

February 3, 2016    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    SHOP STEWARD COURSE 402 Solomon Dr., Regina March 12 & 13, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm There is a maximum of ten (10) training spaces available for this ... more ››

February 1, 2016    LICENSED GAS CONTRACTORS AND LICENSED GAS FITTERS    AMENDMENTS TO THE GAS INSPECTIONS REGULATIONS

October 28, 2015    NEW TRAINIG SCHEDULE    Check out the new training Schedule for upcoming courses and programs.

October 20, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Check out information on Canada Apprentice Loan Applications   

September 22, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    SHOP STEWARD COURSE at the Regina Union Hall Oct 31 & Nov 1 8:00 am to 4:30 pm There is a maximum of twelve (12) spaces available for this course.  To confirm a ... more ››

September 14, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP Course The Training Office is contemplating the scheduling of this program as a 3 week long (M-F) 8 am to 4:30 pm ... more ››

September 8, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    CWB Test / Course Regina Union Hall Sept 12 & 13, 2015 8:00 a.m. To Register call 1-306-651-3737

August 31, 2015    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE    Cross Connection Control Recertification Sask. Polytechnic Regina September 19 & 20 at 8:00 a.m. This is a refresher and to update you on the new regulations and ... more ››

August 26, 2015    SPRINKLER SYSTEMS INSTALLER COMPULSORY TRADE TASK FORCE OPEN HOUSES    REGINA OPEN HOUSE Open House will be held at Vipond Inc. Shop 205 - 1st Ave. East, Regina Thursday August 27, 2015 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Available for viewing will be a ... more ››

August 26, 2015    TRAINING UPDATE    PLUMBER IP COURSE Regina Pipe Trades Training Center 402 Solomon Dr., Regina 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. September 26 - 27, 2015 October 3 - 4, 2015 October 24 - 25, ... more ››

June 23, 2015    UA local 179 at Skills Canada National Competition    UA Local 179 along with Saskatchewan Piping and many local members had the privilege to be a part of Skills Canada National Competition and trade show.  Through the ... more ››

April 20, 2015    Prince Albert Member Information Meeting    UA Local 179 held an Information Meeting in Prince Albert March 19th, 2015.  The attendance was good with 15 members attending.  Mitch Grenier went over the ... more ››

April 20, 2015    Annual UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby    The Annual UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby was held on March 7, 2015 in Waskesiu.  Everyone met at 10 a.m. for breakfast and registration at the elk ... more ››

April 20, 2015    NEW BUSINESS MANAGERS CONFERENCE    Business Manager Bill Peters recently attended the New Business Managers Training Conference in Annapolis, Maryland February 23 – 27, 2015.  All the newly elected Business ... more ››

March 20, 2015    March 20th is shift Recognition Day in Saskatchewan   

March 20, 2015    Training Update    FOREMAN COURSE April 11 & 12, 18 & 19 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Regina Union Hall, 402 Solomon Dr., Regina To Register: Call the Training Office at 306-651-3737 ... more ››

March 13, 2015    TRAINING UPDATE    Gas Service Level 1 Course - Introduction to electrical control circuitry - Understanding and application of Series and parallel circuits for controls - Interpretation of ... more ››

March 5, 2015    Training Updates: CWB All Position Testing or Check Testing and Green Thread Training    CWB All Position Testing or Check Testing Saskatoon Pipe Trades Training Center, 334 Robin Way, Saskatoon Thursday March 26, 2015 and Friday March 27, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Green ... more ››

February 20, 2015    Snowmobile Derby March 7th    Don't forget to regisiter for the UA Local 179 Snowmobile Derby taking place in Waskesiu on March 7th.

January 26, 2015    Training Update: Updated January to October 2015 Course Calendar    Attached you will find an updated pdf course calendar of training courses offered by the Saskatchewan Joint Training Committee from January to ... more ››

January 21, 2015    Training Update: Looking for members to sign up for Fibreglass training    1/20/2015   TRAINING NEWS UPDATE       REGINA & SASKATOON ... more ››

January 13, 2015    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete    UA Local 179 Negotiations Complete Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete.The Commercial Negotiations Memorandum of Agreement as well as the Honeywell ... more ››

December 18, 2014    UA LOCAL 179 ELECTION RESULTS    The 2014 UA Local 179 Elections are complete. The ballots have been counted and the results can be found below. All positions will be filled for a term of three years effective ... more ››

November 24, 2014    Training Update - Math & Science Review Class    The SPI/JTC Training Centre is seeking apprentices interested in taking a Math & Science Review Class. Contact them today to put your name on the list. 

November 3, 2014    UA LOCAL 179 2014 ELECTIONS    UA LOCAL 179 2014 ELECTIONS Nominations were held for all positions for the 2014 UA Local 179 ... more ››

October 31, 2014    REFRIGERATION & COMMERCIAL BARGAINING UPDATES    BARGAINING UPDATES NOVEMBER 17, 2014 Dear members of UA Local 179, Collective Bargaining for the UA Local 179 Provincial Refrigeration Agreement for ... more ››

October 30, 2014    Memorandum of Settlement Approved in Industrial Negotiations    VOTE RESULTS: Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations Voting on the Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations is ... more ››

October 27, 2014    2014 Children's Christmas Parties    UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties: Regina Christmas Party 4:00-7:30pm Saturday, December 6th 2014 @ Sask Science Centre, 2903 Powerhouse ... more ››

October 10, 2014    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Updates October 10, 2014  Memorandum of Settlement for Consideration in Industrial Negotiations  Dear ... more ››

September 30, 2014    SKILLS CANADA is seeking volunteers for the 2015 National Apprenticeship Skills Competitions    SKILLS CANADA is seeking volunteers for the  2015  National Apprenticeship  Skills Competitions Greetings, This ... more ››

September 24, 2014    Training Update    Below is an updated list of training courses from the Joint Training Board.  Remember to register call 306.651.3737 or email skppin@sasktel.net.

September 2, 2014    2014 SK Building Trades Trade vs. Trade Paintball Tournament    SK Building Trades Trade vs. Trade Paintball Tournament Sunday, October 5th  10:30am-3:00pm @ Paintball Action Games Asquith, SK Teams of 4-6 people open to ... more ››

August 29, 2014    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update    Industrial Negotiations Bargaining Update Dear members of UA Local 179, Collective Bargaining for the UA Local 179 Industrial Agreement for the Province of Saskatchewan ... more ››

August 10, 2014    UA LOCAL 179ers North vs. South Slo-pitch Match    UA LOCAL 179ers North vs. South Slo-pitch MatchThe UA Local 179  North slo-pitch team based in Saskatoon will take on the UA Local 179 South team based in Regina at noon ... more ››

August 6, 2014    UA Local 179 1st Annual Membership Golf Tournament    1st Annual UA Local 179 Membership Golf Classic Saturday, September 27th  Noon @ Flowing Springs Golf Course (10km Northwest of Regina) 18-hole Texas ... more ››

August 5, 2014    Labour Day 2014 Events - Picnic & UA Ride    What are your plans for this Monday, September 1st--Labour Day 2014? Come out for the Labour Day Picnic at the SK Legislature or if you have a Motorcycle come out for the 2nd ... more ››

July 8, 2014    Provide Feedback for Commercial & Refrigeration Negotiations    Have your chance to provide input for Commercial/Refrigeration/Honeywell Negotiations  Dear members of UA Local 179, The UA ... more ››

June 17, 2014    Attention all Pressure Pipe Welders    Attention all Pressure Pipe Welders  The Training Center in Saskatoon is preparing to offer an informational program focusing on the Phased Array Ultrasonic ... more ››

March 10, 2014    UA Local 179 Scholarships    UA Local 179 Scholarships  Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 UA Local 179 Scholarships   Awarding There ... more ››

February 22, 2014    2014 MEMBER DUES CHANGES      2014 MEMBER DUES CHANGES Local 179 Journeypersons, please note that as of January 1, 2014 your union dues will be increased to $43.00 per month. Please ... more ››

January 30, 2014    POSTPONED - 2014 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby    The 2014 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby scheduled for Saturday March 1, 2014 has been postponed due to the cold weather. We are going to try and ... more ››

January 26, 2014    Training Schedule for January to April 2015    Attached you will find a pdf of the updated course listing for the Saskatchewan Joint Training Committee courses from January to April 2015.  To ... more ››

January 9, 2014    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete    Negotiations for UA Local 179 agreements are now complete.The Commercial Negotiations Memorandum of Agreement as well as the Honeywell Negotiations Memorandum of ... more ››

December 20, 2013    Happy Holidays from UA Local 179   

November 19, 2013    UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties    The dates are set for the 2013 UA Local 179 Children's Christmas Parties  Prince Albert -Saturday, December. 7th @ Minto Bowl 2-5pm; Saskatoon - Sunday, December ... more ››

November 8, 2013    Training Update: Register Today for Upcoming Courses    TRAINING NEWS UPDATE: Below is an updated list of training courses offered by the Saskatchewan Piping Institute Joint Training Board over the next 6 months. Register Today!  

October 25, 2013    UA Local 179 is hiring a Commercial Business Agent/Organizer    We are seeking applications for the position of Commercial Business Agent/Organizer Northern Saskatchewan    

October 17, 2013    Mesothelioma Research Program 2013 Update    Attached you will find the  the Mesothelioma Research Program 2013 Update from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario. 

September 24, 2013    The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship    The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship Fund The J. Russell St. Eloi UA Scholarship Fund Society was established to keep alive the vision Mr ... more ››

September 18, 2013    Congratulations to the UA Local 179 Scholarship Award Winners    UA Local 179 Scholarship Winners Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the two UA Local 179 $1,000 Scholarships: Rachel Willis and ... more ››

August 17, 2013    News Coverage on the Grand Opening of the UA Local 179 new Regina Hall & Training Centre      Pipe trades open new hiring hall in Regina Business booming for members        By Will Chabun, Printed in The ... more ››

August 13, 2013    August 2013 UA Canada Electronic Member Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You ... more ››

June 17, 2013    2013 UA Local 179 Scholarships    Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 UA Local 179 Scholarships. Awarding There will be two separate $1000.00 awards presented. One will be given to ... more ››

June 10, 2013    Increase to Subsistence Allowance in Estevan and Lloydminster    We are pleased to announce that UA Local 179's efforts to request a subsistence allowance review in Estevan and Lloydminster were successful. Effective June 16, 2013 ... more ››

June 6, 2013    Jacob\'s Industrial Bereavement Benefit Increase July 1, 2013    Effective July 1, 2013 the bereavement benefit amount for the Jacobs Industrial Services Ltd., Bereavement Benefit Trust Plan Saskatchewan will be increased from $175 to $200 ... more ››

June 5, 2013    UA Canada June Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. ... more ››

May 28, 2013    Results of UA Local 179 Sprinkler Fitter Contract Ratification Vote    Results from the National Road Sprinkler Fitter Collective Agreement UA Local 179 (Saskatchewan) Ratification Vote – May 16, 2013. 140 eligible voters 57 ... more ››

May 16, 2013    May 16, 2013 Training Update   

May 2, 2013    UA Canada May 2013 Membership Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. ... more ››

April 3, 2013    UA Canada April 2013 Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You can ... more ››

March 28, 2013    April 28, 2013 - April 30, 2014 UA industrial Wage Summary    The anniversary for our Industrial agreement is coming up soon. Effective April 28, 2013 there will be a 3% increase applied to the total Industrial Agreement pay ... more ››

March 26, 2013    Saskatchewan Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Skills Competition Winners    March 23rd and March 24th, 2013 The Saskatchewan Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Skills Competition  THE COMPETITORS WERE: PLUMBERS ... more ››

March 20, 2013    Plumbing And Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprentice Competitions April 26, 2013    Attention: Plumbing and Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprentices Skills Saskatchewan is administering a Plumbing Competition ... more ››

March 4, 2013    UA Canada February 2013 Members Electronic Newsletter    UA Canada recently started an electronic newsletter with information about UA Canada members, locals and issues affecting UA members across the country. You can sign up to ... more ››

February 27, 2013    SPIJTB Training Update - March & April courses    February 27, 2013 Upcoming Courses from the Saskatchewan Piping Industry Joint Training Board Steamfitter/Pipefitter Upgrading ... more ››

February 8, 2013    The Ugly Truth About Bill C-377    The Ugly Truth About Bill C-377 A recent blog post By Phil Flemming, First District International Vice-President, IBEW to the Huffington Post Politics ... more ››

February 5, 2013    UA Local 179 2013 Apprenticeship Competitions - March 23-24, 2013    APPLY NOW FOR 2013 APPRENTICESHIP COMPETITIONS February 4, 2013 Attention: All UA Indentured Apprentices THIS IS A ... more ››

February 4, 2013    Construction at Royal Canadian Mint uses Chinese workers instead of Local Trades People    Local workers at mint short-changed By: Murray McNeill – Winnipeg Free Press – January 25, 2013 A ... more ››

January 30, 2013    Update for UA Travel Card Members    Attention: UA Travel Card Members - January 30, 2013 Due to the low volume of dispatch requests from contractors and the high number of ... more ››

January 30, 2013    UPDATED: UA Local 179 General Membership Meeting Schedule    Upcoming General Membership Meetings NEW DATE AND LOCATION  ... more ››

January 8, 2013    UA Local 179 Regina Office Has Relocated    We have relocated our UA Local 179 Regina office to a new joint office and training facility effective January 22, 2013.  Our new office ... more ››

January 8, 2013    2013 UA Local 179 Reid Lichtenwald Memorial Snowmobile Derby - February 9, 2013   

January 7, 2013    UA Local 179 featured in December 2012 UA Journal    UA Local 179 was pleased to be featured in the December 2012 edition of the UA Journal.  You can view the article in your December issue or you can view the issue online at ... more ››

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

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

November 19, 2012    Political Action Update    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 ››

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

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

October 16, 2012    Congratulations to UA Local 179 Training Coordinator Ken Busch    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 ››

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

October 9, 2012    2012 UA Local 179 Member Pin Awards Recipients List and Group Photos    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 ››

October 4, 2012    Congratulations to Lynnsy St. Amant, recipient of the 2012 UA Local 179 Scholarship    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 ››

September 25, 2012    Bursary for Union members children attending post-secondary education - Application Deadline November 16, 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 ››

September 17, 2012    Helmets to Hardhats - Canada    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 ››

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

August 27, 2012    UA Local 179ers win Slo-Pitch Championship    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 ››

August 16, 2012    Saskatchewan Building Trades Annual Labour Day BBQ - Monday, September 3rd noon to 4pm    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    A SASKATCHEWAN EMPLOYMENT CODE: NEITHER FAIR NOR BALANCED    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 ››

July 31, 2012    Industrial Travel Card Work Update 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 ... more ››

May 22, 2012    Matt Bakker Scholarshp Award Established 1992 QCCC      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 ››

May 10, 2012    The Future of the UA, from an Apprentice Perspective      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 ››

May 7, 2012    UA Local 179 / SPI JTAC / NAUSC host UA Western Regional Apprentice Competition    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 ››

May 6, 2012    Unions Blast Sask Government Dues Questions    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 ››

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

March 8, 2012    The Global Battle for Workers    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 ››

February 13, 2012    Member Pictures @ Work and Play    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 ››

January 1, 2012    UA Local 179 Scholarship Application 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 ››

November 22, 2011    UA Local 179 Improvements Health and Welfare Plan    Improvements to our Health and Welfare Plan Effective January 1, 2012   Your Board of Trustees for the Saskatchewan Piping Industry Health and ... more ››

October 25, 2011    General Presidents Maintenance Education Bursary Application    This program will provide bursaries to the children of local union members who are full time students at a post secondary education institute.   Please review complete ... more ››

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