Exclusive offer to Bell Mobility Discount Plans

IUOE Local 793 is pleased to offer savings to your mobile service with the introduction of the Bell Mobility Discount Plans. The program is designed to offer preferred rate plans to Local 793 members which go beyond standard consumer promotions and special offers. The discount is available to all Local 793 members, retirees and up […]

IUOE Local 793 is pleased to offer savings to your mobile service with the introduction of the Bell Mobility Discount Plans.
The program is designed to offer preferred rate plans to Local 793 members which go beyond standard consumer promotions and special offers.
The discount is available to all Local 793 members, retirees and up to five family members. Members must be initiated and in good standing with the Union to access the plan.
In order to activate or migrate an existing Bell mobile number to the plan for discount, a proof of membership is required. Acceptable proof includes your Union card and Union registration number.
To access exclusive pricing, call the dedicated specialist team at 1-866-244-9108 and activate your plan.
To check out the latest devices, click here and then call the EPP White Glove Centre at 1-866-244-9108 to activate.
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST.

Bell EPP Program FAQ

Existing Bell Customers who want to Migrate to a Bell EPP Rate Plan:
What is an EPP Migration?
• An EPP Migration is when you are currently a Bell Mobility customer and would like to change your account to an EPP Rate Plan
How does a Migration work?
• Member calls into the dedicated Bell EPP Specialist Team at 1-866-244-9108
– Open Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
– Please note, members can only access EPP rate plans through this number: 1-866-244-9108
– Please do not go to store locations to access plans – they will not be able to process EPP plans
Step 1: Member needs to provide proof of Local 793 membership (1 document):
• Union registration number
Step 2: Once employment is confirmed, the EPP Specialist will fill in the migration form required to transfer the member to an EPP Rate Plan
• Please note, in order to change over to an EPP rate plan you must:
– Pay a $50 migration fee
– Pay off any outstanding device balance and bill balance
• Credit card information is required at this step
Step 3: Once employee has confirmed they want to migrate and they are eligible by going through the first two steps, the request will be sent to the migration team to process by the EPP Specialist
• This could take up 3 business days to process providing they have all the correct information
• If any information is missing, they will contact the member via email
• Once the migration has been processed, they will send the member an email to let them know they are now on the new EPP rate plan
New to Bell – EPP Rate Plan Activation:
How does a new activation work?
• Member calls into the dedicated Bell EPP Specialist Team 1-866-244-9108
– Please note, members can only access EPP rate plans through this number 1-866-244-9108
– Please do not go to store locations to access plans – they will not be able to process EPP plans for employees
Step 1: Member needs to provide proof of Local 793 membership (1 document):
• Union registration number
Step 2: Once member is confirmed
• EPP Specialist will take member through rate plan and device options
• Confirm address, credit card information, etc.
• Once process is complete, a confirmation email will be sent to the member
• The order will be processed
– For members with their own devices and SIM card it will take about 30 minutes unless manual review is required, then the activation will take from 1 hour to 24 hours
– For members activating a new phone with Bell or needing a new sim card, the device will be shipped the within 5 business days.

Local 793 supports 39th annual Terry Fox Run

It was a large turnout for Local 793 members, staff and supporters at the 39th Annual Terry Fox Run in Oakville on Sunday, September 15. Those participating in the event could either walk, run, bicycle, rollerblade or use a wheelchair for the two-kilometre, five-kilometre and 10-kilometre routes around Coronation Park. Members, staff and participants wore […]

It was a large turnout for Local 793 members, staff and supporters at the 39th Annual Terry Fox Run in Oakville on Sunday, September 15.

Those participating in the event could either walk, run, bicycle, rollerblade or use a wheelchair for the two-kilometre, five-kilometre and 10-kilometre routes around Coronation Park.

Members, staff and participants wore specially made 100th Anniversary IUOE Local 793 team t-shirts.

As of 12noon EDT on September 15, 2019, Local 793 raised $2,195, more than doubling the goal of $1,000.

Donations are still being accepted and can be sent to: www.terryfox.ca/iuoeLocal793

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Pipe Line Contractors Student Award Program

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Since 1974, the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada has financially supported students with their education. Awards are offered each year for a student enrolled in a full-time program at a recognized Canadian accredited postsecondary institution. The deadline for completed applications is October 11, 2019. To qualify, an applicant must be a son, daughter or […]

Since 1974, the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada has financially supported students with their education. Awards are offered each year for a student enrolled in a full-time program at a recognized Canadian accredited postsecondary institution.

The deadline for completed applications is October 11, 2019.

To qualify, an applicant must be a son, daughter or ward of a person whose principal income is derived from the pipeline construction industry. The parent or guardian of the applicant must be employed by or have a history of employment with a company who is a member or partner of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada.

The applicant must provide proof of full-time enrollment in a program leading to a diploma or degree in any field at a recognized Canadian college or university. Applications received from students enrolled in post-graduate programs may also be considered.

Current application forms need to be completed through the website at www.pipeline.ca.

For more information, please contact the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada executive office at 905-847-9383 or email plcac@pipeline.ca.

Monthly District Meetings

All Local 793 members that attend their monthly district meeting throughout 2019 will receive a 100th anniversary promotional item. A different item will be given to members each month.  GET OUT AND PARTICIPATE IN YOUR LOCAL UNION!  District Meetings  TIMMINS 54 Waterloo Rd., Unit 2, Timmins, 7:30 p.m., 1st Wednesday of the month. OSHAWA 1255 […]

All Local 793 members that attend their monthly district meeting throughout 2019 will receive a 100th anniversary promotional item. A different item will be given to members each month. 

GET OUT AND PARTICIPATE IN YOUR LOCAL UNION! 

District Meetings 

TIMMINS
54 Waterloo Rd., Unit 2, Timmins, 7:30 p.m., 1st Wednesday of the month.

OSHAWA
1255 Terwillegar Ave., Unit 7, Oshawa, 7 p.m., 1st Thursday of the month.

THUNDER BAY
979 Alloy Drive, Suite 101, Thunder Bay, 7 p.m., 1st Thursday of the month.

ST. CATHARINES
188 Bunting Rd., Unit 5, St. Catharines, 7:30 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of the month.

WINDSOR
3383 Walker Rd., Windsor, 7 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of the month.

SAULT STE. MARIE
432 Great Northern Rd., Suite 203, Sault Ste. Marie, 7:30 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of the month.

CAMBRIDGE
55 Fleming Drive, Unit 26, Cambridge, 7:30 p.m., 2nd Wednesday of the month.

SUDBURY
430 Westmount Ave., Unit H, Sudbury, 7 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of the month.

TORONTO
2245 Speers Rd., Oakville, 7:30 p.m., 3rd Wednesday of the month.

BELLEVILLE
1 Millennium Parkway, Suite 102, Belleville, 7 p.m., 4th Tuesday of the month.

LONDON
4096 Meadowbrook Drive, Unit 115, London, 7 p.m., 4th Tuesday of the month.

HAMILTON
35 Goderich Rd., Unit 5, Hamilton, 7:30 p.m., 4th Wednesday of the month.

OTTAWA
Best Western Plus-Ottawa City Centre, 1274 Carling Ave., 7 p.m., 4th Wednesday of the month.

NORTH BAY
Voyager Inn, Greenery Room, 123 Delaware Ave., North Bay, 7:30 p.m., 4th Wednesday of the month.

BARRIE
240 Bayview Drive, Unit 12, Barrie, 7:30 p.m., 4th Thursday of the month.

SARNIA
1390A Lougar Ave., Sarnia, 7 p.m., 4th Thursday of the month.

To confirm dates and location or for more information, contact your local office.

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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Sarnia celebrates 100th anniversary

More than 500 members and their families enjoyed beautiful weather, great food & entertainment, fun children’s activities and a chance at winning amazing prizes, as Sarnia hosted their 100th anniversary picnic on Saturday, July 27.  

More than 500 members and their families enjoyed beautiful weather, great food & entertainment, fun children’s activities and a chance at winning amazing prizes, as Sarnia hosted their 100th anniversary picnic on Saturday, July 27.

 

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Oshawa celebrates 100th Anniversary

Port Perry’s beautiful waterfront was the backdrop to Local 793’s 100th Anniversary celebrations in Oshawa. More than 200 members, staff and their families took part in the fun at Palmer Park. The day included bouncy castles, airbrush tattoos, a food & ice cream truck, and more! Live music was provided by Country Spice, led by […]

Port Perry’s beautiful waterfront was the backdrop to Local 793’s 100th Anniversary celebrations in Oshawa.

More than 200 members, staff and their families took part in the fun at Palmer Park.

The day included bouncy castles, airbrush tattoos, a food & ice cream truck, and more!

Live music was provided by Country Spice, led by Local 793 member Allen Scriver.

Many members walked away with great prizes, including barbeques and fishing gear.