We’re #1 for a reason

The standard of excellence is designed to promote our UA members’ world-class skills and safe, efficient work practices on the jobs performed by our signatory contractors for our customers and owner-clients.

Standard of Excellence - UA Canada


Our members are 100% committed to:

1

Respect the UA, the customer, client, and contractor by dressing in a manner appropriate for our highly skilled and professional craft.

2

Eliminate disruptions on the job and safely work towards the on-time completion of the project.

3

Meet their responsibilities to the employer and their fellow worker by arriving on the job ready to work, every day on time.

4

Adhere to the contractual starting and quitting times, including lunch.

5

Meet their responsibility as highly skilled craft workers by respecting those tools and equipment supplied by the employer.

6

Meet their responsibility to be fit for duty, ensuring a zero tolerance policy for on the job substance abuse is strictly met.

7

Use and promote the Local union and international training and certification systems to the membership so they may continue on the road of lifelong learning, thus ensuring Local craft workers are the most highly trained and sought after workers.

8

Meet their responsibility to be fit for duty, ensuring a zero tolerance policy for on the job substance abuse is strictly met.

9

Be productive and keep inactive time to a minimum.

10

Respect and observe the customer, client, and employer and their rules and policies.

11

Follow safe, reasonable management directives.

12

Communicate with the Site Supervision and Standard Coordinators in preventing and resolving work/labour problems especially where lack of material and guidance are observed.