Updated: A message to Local 586 Members concerning COVID-19
Local 586 will be RESTRICTING access to the office. The office will be closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. Local 586 will be making adjustments to Local 586’s HIRING/LAYOFF procedures and we are temporarily suspending Article XII, Sec. 21 of the Local 586 By-laws. Also, Local 586 will be POSTPONING the IBEW OPC Hockey Tournament.
JUNE 2020 VACATION PAYOUT: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions, Local 586 will be mailing out all vacation pays on June 1, 2020. If the provincial government decides to relax restrictions before the vacation pays are sent out, we will reassess our options at that time and let you know. If you have any questions, please contact the office.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, we will do out best to notify members how this situation will effect our industry and give members as much up to date information as possible. Please see links and attached letters below for more information.
IBEW 2020 Harley-Davidson Early-Bird Draw :
Members Assistant Program : Coping with COVID-19:
List of essential workplaces in Ontario (April 3rd, 2020) :
Ontario Building Trades Worksite Guidelines :
Ontario Stepping Up Measures to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 on Construction Sites :
Income support measures for Canadians affected by COVID-19 that don’t normally qualify for EI :
Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19 :
Important COVID-19 safety guidelines for the construction trades :
A message from CBTU :
Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 :