Health and Welfare
“The Workers’ Compensation Board is a statutory corporation created by government under the Workers’ Compensation Act to administer a system of workplace insurance for the workers and employers of the province of Alberta. The organization is employer funded to provide cost-effective disability and liability insurance.
Workers’ compensation compensates injured workers for lost income, health care and other costs related to a work-related injury.”
Members seeking advice and assistance when dealing with WCB can call Hugh Price at 780-451-5992 x 253
Visit the Boilermaker Benefits website for complete and up to date information regarding your benefits
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For work related substance abuse issues (Failed D&A etc.) contact the Lodge so that accurate information related to your employer and the specific circumstances can be discussed in confidence.
Members Assistance Program:
From time to time we all face difficult or stressful events in our lives. For the most part we handle these personal challenges fairly well. Other times, however, our personal problems can begin to interfere with our effectiveness, happiness and/or safety, both at work and at home.
As a member of 146 you have access to a confidential Members Assistance Program (MAP) called FSEAP. To reach FSEAP call: 1-866-990-1113
This number has been assigned exclusively for the Boilermakers’ National Health & Welfare Plan (Canada). This is the number to call to speak with a FSEAP counselor, to arrange a counselling or advisory appointment, to access FSEAP’s information services or to get help in a crisis situation.
FSEAP services are available to you and to your eligible family members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Confidential assistance and advisory services are available for a broad range of personal and work-related concerns which may affect you or your family, such as:
personal and/or job stress, crisis, financial concerns, harassment, parenting issues, eldercare and childcare issues, career advice/consulting, addictions, relationship issues, legal concerns, separation and loss, smoking cessation, balancing work and family, nutritional advice.
Counselling services are available by telephone or you can request appointments for face-to-face services at one of FSEAP’s many office locations across Canada with daytime, evening and weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule. Counselling is also available online through video or e-counselling. Within the Plan’s Member Assistance Program website, you can access a range of health and wellness information resources, 24/7 at your convenience.
Group Name: Boilermakers
BCABEAP (Boilermaker Contractors of Alberta Employee Assistance Program)
Effective May 1, 2015 the BCA of Alberta has begun the administration of the BCABEAP (Boilermaker Contractors of Alberta Employee Assistance Program). Individuals working under the IBB Local 146 / BCA of Alberta collective agreement were formerly participants in the CLR-A CEFAP. To ensure a seamless transition, the eligibility requirements and elements of the BCABEAP are unchanged.
BCABEAP is funded by Boilermaker contractor remittances on a per hour worked basis.
Visit their webpage for more details on services www.bcacanada.ca
WCB (Workers’ Compensation Board)
Alberta Fair Practices Office (Free service to assist workers and employers with appeals of WCB decisions, and help people find their way around the workers’ compensation system).