Urgent Manpower Request for Alberta

URGENT-Request for Manpower

Alan Ramsay, BAC Local 1 AB (CNRL and Syncrude) needs bricklayers. Alan is soon to be in urgent need of approximately 50 members to properly man these shutdowns.

Contact our local union first and then Local 1 AB.

Horizon Day and Night Shift

Syncrude Days and Nights Hydro Nozzlemen

Geoff Higginson, President

International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers

Local #2 British Columbia & Yukon Territory


778-847-2472 mobile, voice & text


IUBAC Local 2 BC

12309 Industrial Rd., Surrey, BC V3V 3S4

604-584-2021 telephone

604-584-2022 facsimile

1-855-584-2021 Toll Free


Bargaining Update 2018-12-04

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.

Work On Pots, Re-Lines, Kitimat

Rio Tinto Alcan has sub contracted pot maintenance for three years to SL & B.  They are certified to the Labourer and Teamster under a poly party agreement.  The agreement doesn’t appear to have bricklayers however the company is hiring bricklayers.  To apply for this work send your resume and contact information to:



Please call the president before you send your application.

MacKenzie Shut-2018

If you are working there now and in camp watters send by text or email any reports of unsuitable conditions to ghigginson@bac2bc.org and info@bac2bc.org or text to 778-8472472.  ASAP

Work Jurisdiction-Corrosion

Recently one of our corrosion contractors has been added to the Painters Standard Agreement.  It may be that the contractor is trying to use painters to do our work applying epoxies, blankets, fibre etc to vessels.  Contact the hall or the president if you have done this work in the past.