Working at Heights Extension

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From regarding Working at Heights Training: The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is giving workers in the construction sector an extra year to renew their training if they work at heights. The mandatory training of more than 120,000 workers was due to expire over the next six months. However, many training providers have either cancelled classes or … Read More

Covid-19 Notice

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A notice from Local 18 regarding: COVID-19 In light of the rapidly changing status of Covid-19 locally and around the globe, and following the recommendations from Medical officers and Ontario government, Local 18 has made the following decisions regarding both our Hamilton and Niagara offices and training facilities. All Local 18 scheduled training courses, trade school, social events, and meetings … Read More

Local 18 Christmas Kids Party – Weather / Gifts on Hold

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Notice to Local 18 members who Registered for Kids Party, and were unable to attend due to the unfortunate weather on Sunday, December 1st: If you were unable to attend the Christmas party on Sunday, please note we are holding your child’s gift at the Hamilton Hall for pick-up on Friday, December 6th. Any questions, please contact the Hall.

50 Year Member Honoured

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Congratulations to Antonio D. who received his 50 Year Member recognition at October’s Regular Meeting. Antonio has dedicated 50 years of continued service in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. We are very proud of your accomplishments and dedication. Award presented by, and shown in photo with Antonio, President of Local 18 Mark DalBello. 

General Meetings: New Time!

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Lu 18 Members: Please note, that as of January, the monthly General Meetings will be beginning at 6:30pm (previously 8:00pm), and still the first Tuesday each month. Please ensure you arrive on time, any questions, let us know.

Holiday 2018 Office Hours

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Our office hours for the 2018 Holiday Season for both Local 18 Halls are as follows: Monday December 24th CLOSED  Tuesday December 25th CLOSED  Wednesday December 26th CLOSED Thursday December 27th CLOSED Friday December 28th Open 9:00am – 1:00pm Monday December 31st Open 9:00am – 1:00pm Tuesday January 1st CLOSED   We will resume normal business hours on January 2nd 2019.  **Due … Read More

Canada Post Disruption

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Current – Please be aware that there is an ongoing labour disruption at Canada Post, which affects any outgoing and incoming mail for us at Local 18.  Please ensure you are mailing in any items with plenty of time to be received at our office, or exercise extra patience if you are receiving an item from us.  If you receive … Read More

Mohawk Welding Course

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Memo: Local 18 Members: Mohawk College offers a Basic Welding course (Course # WELD 10073) that is a great option for our members to take. Course description as listed on Mohawk Continuing Education: “Basic Welding– Develop skills as a hobbyist or explore a new career with this introductory course for the beginner welder. Provides instruction on basic welding theory and … Read More

Training Courses Scheduled June & July

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We have training courses scheduled for June and July, including: Working at Heights Renewal Globally Harmonized WHMIS Local 18 Members: Please log into your account in the Members Training Portal to add your name to the course date you would like (seats are filled first come first served, so don’t delay!) Thank you in advance.