Master Apprentice Competition At BCIT A Big Success

The BC Insulators hosted this year’s Western Canada Master Apprentice Competition on the campus at BCIT. Representatives from Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC competed in the 2 day event. The apprentices, Benny Burden (BC), Colby Teel (Alta), and Brandon Mang (Sask) insulated and metalled a mock up piping station over the […]

We Need Your Bargaining 2014 Input

Local 118 needs your feedback about our upcoming contract negotiations. We’re asking you to fill out a short form looking for your opinions and ideas to improve our collective agreement. Click here to fill it out online, or to download a hard copy. We’re taking a proactive approach to this […]

Aarc-West is Back

Aarc-West Mechanical Insulation is back with the union. This gives our commercial sector a boost since the company’s several locations employ more than a hundred insulators. The new agreement comes into effect on February 1.

Construction Agreement Signed

The good news is that Local 118 has finally signed an agreement with the CLRA (Construction Labour Relations Association). The bad news is that the contract is for the period starting May1, 2010 and expires at the end of April. “It’s not the best way to do bargaining,” says the […]