Local 128 News

2017 Annual Kids Christmas Party


Sunday, December 3, 2017
11:00am – 2:00pm

Burlington Union Hall
1035 Sutton Drive
Burlington, ON L7L 5Z8

Official Announcement (PDF)
Registration Form (PDF)

Please complete the registration form and return to the Burlington office NO LATER than November 24, 2017.

Attention all Tradesmen

Help support the building of the Energy East Pipeline. Construction on this pipeline will create thousands of jobs for Boilermakers through the building of Storage Tanks and Compressor Stations.

Send a message to your MP supporting this project

Robert J. Watson National Bursary

If your parent is a member of one of Canada’s construction and building trades unions whose local union has within its jurisdiction a General Presidents’ Maintenance Agreement or a National Maintenance Agreement you could win a $1000 bursary toward your higher education.  Open to students currently attending a post-secondary academic institution  on a full time basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Eighty-eight (88) bursaries available to win.

The application submission period will open September 15, 2017 and will close November 22, 2017.

For all the details and to apply, visit www.rjwbursary.com.

September Core Training Dates

Burlington Union Hall

WAH – Working at Heights
Thursday, September 14th

CSE – Confined Space
Monday, September 18th

Please contact Jayne to sign up for above noted courses – jayne@ibblocal128.org or (905) 332-8109

Reminder – Fit Test can be done anytime as long as you touch base with Chris Peddle – cpeddle@ibblocal128.org or (905) 483-1103

Labour Day Parade Information

Click below for information regarding the Labour Day parades in Toronto, Hamilton, Sarnia, Port Elgin and Kingston!

2017 Labour Day Parade Information (PDF)

Local 128 Special Meeting – New Time!

This will serve to notify you of a special meeting taking place today

Wednesday August 16, at 6:00 pm

801 St. George Street, Port Dover

This intent of this meeting is to discuss the upcoming shutdown at the Imperial Oil – Nanticoke Site.

Local 128 Scholarship Competition Winners

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship winners!

$2000 Local 128 Scholarship Winner

Alicia Zoldy, is the 2017, 1st place winner of the Scholarship Competition.   Alicia will be attending Carleton University in the fall of 2017 to obtain her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Cognitive Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. After completing her undergraduate degree Alicia hopes to complete a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology as her dream is to become a Speech Language Pathologist.

$500 Local 128 Scholarship Winner

Ava Szmiet, is the 2017, 2nd place winner of the Scholarship Competition.  Ava will be attending Lambton College in the fall of 2017.  She is enrolled in Pre-Health Sciences – BScN as a Segway to the Bachelor of Science – Nursing program next year.  Her long term goal is to be an amazing asset to her community by giving care as a Registered Nurse.

Working at Heights Training (Aug 1)

Limited availability!

Tuesday, August 1st at 8am
Burlington Union Hall

To register, contact:
Apprenticeship & Training: (905) 332-8109, jayne@ibblocal128.org

Working at Heights Training (Jul 20)

Limited availability!

Thursday, July 20th at 8am
Burlington Union Hall

To register, contact:
Apprenticeship & Training: (905) 332-8109, jayne@ibblocal128.org