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. 

 

 

ATTENTION ALL CRANE OPERATORS -  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR APPRENTICE/JOURNEYMAN TICKETS UP TO DATE IN THE HALL. -- FAILURE TO DO SO,  MAY RESULT IN YOU BEING DISPATCHED AT YEAR ONE RATE

 

If you are going to operate a picker truck of any size for OJ or Banister you will be required to have these three courses. Please get them completed before the call outs.

  1. Hours of Service (logbook training)
  2. Cargo Securement
  3. Vehicle Inspection Training

 

 

*** If any members currently hold their Class III Wastewater Operator license,  please call Amber ***

 

 

 

HEALTH & WELFARE

The Life Insurance and Accidental Death Benefit as well as the Long Term Disability will be insured by Great West Life effective June 1st, 2018.  Prior to this date the insurer was Sunlife.   The Great West Life beneficiary designation form must be completed and returned to our office immediately.  If you have lost your form, or did not receive one,  please contact our office at 306-653-4472, or email f.ferster@sasktel.net     Thank - you.

 

 

SIDEBOOM TRAINING  - Week long courses starting June 4, 2018  

Call Sheryl to sign up 306-653-1250

 

A.T. TRAINING  -  In order to qualify for this training,  you must hold a Journeyman Mobile Crane Red-Seal Ticket and have no A.T. experience.   The courses will be running June 11th - 15th,  July 16th - 20th, and Oct. 29th - Nov. 2nd.     We will offer a daily subsistence allowance as well as initial and terminal travel.   You will be in charge of your daily transportation and lodging.  If you are interested,  please contact Sheryl at 306-653-1250 or by email at sheryl.m@sasktel.net

 

 

***Reminder***  Please check to make sure all of your equipment and safety tickets are up to date!

 

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

 

 

Check out Local 870's Health and Welfare Information under the "About Us" tab!

 

 

who we are

Cory Cowley

Business Manager

Lloyd Sali

Business Agent

Darryl Wilcox

Business Agent

 

Amber Volk

Dispatcher

 

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