mission statement

We commit to providing progressive leadership for our members and our industries and to be an asset to our communities. For our members: We will provide professional representation and strive for fairness in the workplace. We will enhance opportunities for employment through apprenticeships and trades training.








Please be aware of your General Mine Safety Awareness expiry date.  Some of you will be due to recertify within the next year.  To register for the GMSA Recertification you will be required to provide your wallet card to verify that you hold a current GMSA certification.

Before you recertify,  please call Sheryl at 306-653-1250 


February 1, 2021 -   It is looking like the Biden administration will not be reversing their decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline.  We will update this page if we receive any different news.


If you are interested in our overhead crane course,  please call Sheryl at 306-653-1250


We are now accepting E-Transfer for your union dues.   Please use the email address - oe870@sasktel.net


Our Dalmeny training facility is open, please call Sheldon (306-341-0277) or Sheryl (306-653-1250) to schedule a time.  Re-certifying is your responsibility, please check ALL of your ticket expirations and update them if required.


DIRECT BILLING DENTAL CLAIMS:  Ask your dentist to submit via EDI on the Telus network and update the carrier information to Coughlin BIN 610105. They will also need your policy # 56546 and your personal ID #, which is on your new Coughlin drug card or your member statement.




If you need any help obtaining Employment Insurance:
Call The Unemployed Workers Help Centre: Saskatoon- 1-306-382-8662 or Regina - 1-306-525-5138






who we are

Cory Cowley

Business Manager


Darryl Wilcox

Business Agent


Amber Volk



what we offer

Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Local 870 offers its members many benefits through collective agreements. Local 870's Member Representatives and Staff are experienced, caring and dedicated.


why join?

Did you know that almost one of every three Canadian workers belongs to a union?

  • Better Health Care, Pensions and Other Benefits
  • A Stronger Voice Through Collective Bargaining