Transition dates for move to self-administration

 We are transitioning to a self-administration model for the IUOE Local 793 Life and Health Benefits Plan, Group Legal Plan and Pension Plan. With this move, the day-to-day administration responsibilities for these plans will be handled by the newly established Operating Engineers Benefits Administration Corporation (OEBAC), instead of by Global Benefits. This update provides some […]

 We are transitioning to a self-administration model for the IUOE Local 793 Life and Health Benefits Plan, Group Legal Plan and Pension Plan.

With this move, the day-to-day administration responsibilities for these plans will be handled by the newly established Operating Engineers Benefits Administration Corporation (OEBAC), instead of by Global Benefits. This update provides some important information on the move and the timeline.

For full details on the move to self-administration, including key dates and what you need to know, click the image below.

http://www.oebac.org

Local 793 at Touch-a-Truck

IUOE Local 793 participated in the seventh annual Touch-a-Truck event on Friday, August 23, in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham. The event, held outside and around the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, allowed children of all ages to get up close and personal with more than 40 vehicles of all shapes […]

IUOE Local 793 participated in the seventh annual Touch-a-Truck event on Friday, August 23, in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham.

The event, held outside and around the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, allowed children of all ages to get up close and personal with more than 40 vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

The Operating Engineers have been involved in this event since 2016. Durham Region business representative Ryan Wilbee and Toronto road building business representative Jerry DaSilva were on-hand at this year’s event, assisting visitors who put their skills to the test on an OETIO excavator simulator.

Motor City Crane Rental are also annual supporters of the Touch-a-Truck event. Local 793 members Paul Zwicker and Dallen Rands were on-hand and brought a Terex AC 140 for display and to allow youngsters the opportunity to sit in the cab.

Sights and sounds of the Toronto/Barrie Picnic

The Union’s head office in Oakville was alive on Sunday, August 18, as 1,200 members and their families enjoyed great entertainment, amazing food , pony rides, bouncy castles, activities for all ages, and so much more at the Toronto/Barrie 100th Anniversary Picnic. Joining the celebrations was Canadian Regional Director, International Union of Operating Engineers, Lionel […]

The Union’s head office in Oakville was alive on Sunday, August 18, as 1,200 members and their families enjoyed great entertainment, amazing food , pony rides, bouncy castles, activities for all ages, and so much more at the Toronto/Barrie 100th Anniversary Picnic.

Joining the celebrations was Canadian Regional Director, International Union of Operating Engineers, Lionel Railton, who shared greetings from IUOE General President James T. Callahan in his speech.

 

Oakville North Burlington MP Pam Damoff was also in attendance, celebrating the Local’s centenary.

Live music was provided by Freedom Train and Marvel comic superheroes were at the ready to pose for photos with children.

Captained by Local 793 member Sebastian Sapeta, the heavy equipment operators championed the Local 793 Tug-of-War challenge. The traditional battle pits earth-moving operators against crane operators.


Footage shot by Local 793 IT manager Armand Dowdall and video editing by
communication rep Joshua Barbour. Photos taken by communication rep Danny Celia.

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London hosts 100th anniversary picnic

London was host to the penultimate 100th anniversary picnic on Saturday, August 17, as members and family gathered at East Park to celebrate. Along with great food, music and giveaways, guests enjoyed go-karts, a waterslide, wave pool, splash pad, mini-golf, batting cage, rock climbing, bumper cars and a bouncy castle.

London was host to the penultimate 100th anniversary picnic on Saturday, August 17, as members and family gathered at East Park to celebrate.

Along with great food, music and giveaways, guests enjoyed go-karts, a waterslide, wave pool, splash pad, mini-golf, batting cage, rock climbing, bumper cars and a bouncy castle.

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