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Local 258 IBEW News
Jul 26, 2020
UPDATE JULY 26, 2020 - Members working at Asplundh have ratified the one-year contract extension that features a two percent retroactive wage increase by a margin of 95% in a mail ballot vote counted on July 24, 2020.
Jul 11, 2020
July 10 is National Lineworker Appreciation Day, an occasion to celebrate the men and women who keep North America’s electricity running and to memorialize those who have been injured or killed doing their job.
Jun 29, 2020
From IBEW Canada Mississauga, ON – June 29, 2020 – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Canada condemns the racist acts that have been found on three separate construction sites in the Greater Toronto Area over the last several weeks.
Jun 29, 2020

Jun 29, 2020
June 21 is a day to recognize and celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. And while we celebrate Indigenous peoples, we must also recognize that these continue to be difficult and painful times. The promise and hopes for reconciliation raised over the past few years have often failed to turn into meaningful action.
Jun 28, 2020
June 25, 2020 - Got empties? You can now bring your empty beverage bottles, cans and containers to any Return-It Express Depot in BC and donate your refund directly to our Local 258 Women’s Committee as they raise funds to help so many families who are in need in our communities. All funds raised will be donated to Food Banks BC.
Download: IBEW258WC_bottledriveposter_FINAL.pdf

Jun 18, 2020
Union Savings offers benefits & discounts for Local 258 IBEW members and families.
Jun 18, 2020
IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic - watch the video here.
Jun 17, 2020
April 16, 2020 - Many neighbourhoods across BC are honouring front line workers, including those in healthcare, with a 7:00 pm display of support. If you’re participating in your community, including families with children who are hanging hearts in windows, on trees, etc.
Jun 17, 2020
THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.
Jun 17, 2020
April 10, 2020 - A group of Local 258 IBEW members working as Apprentice Power Line Technicians at BC Hydro have issued a challenge to consider supporting COVID-19 relief efforts in Canada by making a financial donation through CanadaHelps.
Jun 17, 2020
April 7, 2020 - Every year in April, BC Transplant focuses its efforts on raising awareness about organ donation. This time is dedicated to sharing stories and raising awareness about the benefits of organ donation and the life-saving effects of transplantation.
Jun 17, 2020

Jun 17, 2020
Information for Local 258 IBEW members UPDATED: MARCH 25, 2020 - THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THE CANADA EMERGENCY RESPONSE BENEFIT, REPLACING THE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED EMERGENCY CARE BENEFIT AND THE EMERGENCY SUPPORT BENEFIT.
Jun 17, 2020
UPDATED March 27, 2020 - Local 258 IBEW Business Manager Doug McKay is responding to reports of members who work at some of the Union’s signatory Line Contractor companies are receiving lay-off notices as a result of a shortage of work as BC Hydro suspends some line contractor work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020
March 19, 2020 – Local 258 IBEW Business Manager Doug McKay reports he has been engaged in top-level discussions with the provincial government, labour leaders and senior executives at BC Hydro throughout this week and is working diligently to represent members’ best interests, health, safety and financial stability in this rapidly evolving crisis situation taking place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 is a serious disease that can have significant medical consequences. It has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization - a disease outbreak that occurs over a wide geographical area affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population.
Jun 17, 2020
March 16, 2020 - Local 258 IBEW Assistant Business Manager Dan Giesbrecht reports bargaining with Asplundh Canada ULC for a new collective agreement is underway but has been suspended, until June, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020
March 13, 2020 - In an abundance of caution and following recommendations from BC’s and Canada’s health authorities' responses to the evolving Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, Local 258 IBEW is cancelling all Unit meetings, effective today and until further notice.
Jun 17, 2020
March, 2020 - Attention: Local 258 IBEW members: tax receipts for Union dues paid in 2019 have now been mailed to your home address. If you have not received your official receipt for income tax purposes, make sure your address is current with your Union, especially if you have moved in the past year. Remember: your employer DOES NOT share this information with your Union.
Jun 17, 2020
March 7, 2020 - With concerns rising about the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), Local 258 IBEW would like to remind members to practice frequent handwashing and to follow recommended health and safety practices as recommended by Canada’s and BC’S health authorities in an effort to stem the spread of this potentially deadly respiratory illness.
Jun 17, 2020
March 6, 2020 - International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Jun 17, 2020
The Honourable Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, MLA Surrey-Newton March 6, 2020 - Up to five days of paid leave will be available for employees impacted by domestic or sexual violence, or parents of a child or dependent impacted by this kind of violence, thanks to new legislation introduced this week in the legislature.
Jun 17, 2020
February 14, 2020 – Brother Doug McKay, Local 258 IBEW Business Manager/Financial Secretary, reports a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed with BC Hydro to rollover the existing contract that was ratified in 2014 and expired on March 31, 2019.
Jun 17, 2020



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