Be reminded that travel allowance rates are now 58 cents per kilometre for the first 5000 km and 52 cents per kilometre for every kilometre after that. As of January 1st 2019.
BAC Local 2 BC and the Trowel Trades Training Association are taking part in the Mentorship Matters Project. The Local is seeking experienced and willing journeypersons to attend the train the trainer program for the Mentorship program January 30 2019. These members would take a one day train the trainer course and would then teach the half day courses for mentors and mentees. The future of our trade depends on better on the job training and mentorship. Contact Geoff Higginson at 778-847-2472 or the office at 604-584-2021. Mentorship Matters Program.
BAC 2 BC Members are eligible to receive confidential help from the Construction Industry Rehabilitation Plan (CIRP). If you or a loved one needs help with addiction or crisis please contact the Plan at
1-888-521-8611 or go to the web-site by clicking here. CIRP has training in and supply of naloxone kits. Have one with you, for yourself or loved ones.
Through the International BAC Local 2 Members have access to the Member Assistance Program (MAP) which can be accessed through 1-888-880-8222 or online by clicking on… BAC-MAP.
We hope that all of you have had a fantastic Christmas and Wish You All a Happy New Year. All the best to you and your families in 2019. Someone will man the office today (December 31, 2018) until 2:00 P.M. If you need immediate assistance please call the union cell number 778-847-2472. The office will be open January 2, 3 and 4 this week and back to regular hours next week the 7th January 2019.
We have rawhide, urethane and rubber available in the office or on line at the Canadian Tool Sales Office.
We had an initial trade level bargaining meeting last week with CLRA and our first meeting over the Wage Re-Opener yesterday, Monday Dec 3 2018. Updates to follow.
Thursday Night 7 PM at Ramada Downtown. Bargaining update and union t-shirts….first one complementary to members.
Bricklayer and Tilesetter T-Shirts are in now. Contact The Office to find out how to get Yours…Red or Dark Blue.