UA Local 496
plumbers and pipefitters-Calgary and Southern Alberta
UA Local 496




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Alberta's building trades work as partners with top-quality employers who know that we're worth more because of our training, our safety record and our commitment to a job done well…the first time.

Following is ourpay grid for Journeymen in most of our crafts, as of May, 2016:

  Hourly Rate Vacation/Holiday Health & Welfare Pension Other Total Package
Fitters, Plumbers & B Pressure Welders, Instrument Mechanics – Industrial Construction 46.26 4.63 1.75 6.20 1.08 59.92
Same – Commercial & Institutional Construction 37.99 3.77 1.65 5.04 1.08 49.56

Fully 100% of pension and health & welfare contributions are made by our employers.

Vacation and Holiday pay is paid with regular wages.

One great thing about working in Alberta is that there is NO provincial sales tax!

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