Entries by Ken Noga

Job Ready Dispatch

The following post regarding the Job Ready Dispatch program is in part taken directly from Business Manager Nicholson’s letter to the Lodge 359 Field Construction Membership. Information about how the program will work for our membership and employers has been added to the end of the original letter. Job Ready Dispatch (JRD) As many members […]

Field Member Health & Welfare Self Pay Subsidy

This news article is very important to all construction field members, please take the time to read it and share it with your Union Brothers and Sisters. Our Field Member Health & Welfare Plan is highly subsidized, in essence, those who contribute the greater number of man hours to the Plan help to defer the costs […]

January 2018 Newsletter

2017 Children’s Christmas Party For the first time since 2010 the Lodge held a Christmas Party for the kids complete with our very own Sandy McKimmie in the role of Santa Clause. There was food, gifts and crafts for all to enjoy. Special thank you to Sat Chatta, Kyle Lepitre and Jordan Streng for setting […]

September 2017 Newsletter

Lodge 359 Members Recognized For Professionalism As many of you are aware, the presence of unionized craft has been significantly reduced in the northern sector of British Columbia, especially within the natural gas sector. Our members when given the opportunity need to showcase their abilities in order to prove without doubt that Lodge 359 should […]

2017 Boilermaker Golf Tournament

It was another beautiful day at Pagoda Ridge for this years golf tournament. Lodge 359 would like to sincerely thank all of the sponsors for their generous donations, the tournament would not be possible without your support. Judging from all the smiles in the photos below it is probably safe to say that everyone had […]

April 2017 Newsletter

The Liberals are Throwing Injured Workers Under the Bus (Again) You may have heard that Christy Clark has proposed new legislation that promises employers they will receive millions of dollars earmarked for injured workers. The way the compensation system works is that employers pay an assessment per $100 of payroll into an “Accident Fund”. In […]

Manulife Direct Pay

A few issues have been identified regarding the new Manulife direct pay system. Please click here to read how these issues have been addressed. If you have any concerns please contact the administrators office immediately, 1.877.926.4537 Lodge 359 Staff

Extended Health Care Claims Moving To Manulife

If you have any questions regarding the extended health care claims conversion to Manulife, please call the Plan Administrators office at 1-877-926-4537 (Bilsland Griffith). Please click here to view the letter mailed to members regarding the conversion. Please click here to view the Manulife brochure. Lodge 359 Staff

Welder Performance Qualification Testing

On February 20, 2017 Boilermakers Lodge 359 received it’s Certificate of Recognition from the BC Safety Authority. What does this mean? It means that Lodge 359 can now provide qualification performance pressure weld testing for our members at the Joe Kiwior – Ivan Shook Training Centre. Any Lodge 359 member that wants to upgrade their […]