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. 


There will be a meeting on April 25, 2019 in Regina at the Best Western Seven Oaks at 7:00pm to discuss the P.L.A. for the BHP project,  sorry for the short notice but we are stuck for time.



General Mine Safety Awareness will be required at most mine sites across Saskatchewan effective

Apr 1 - June 1, 2019.  Online and in-class courses are available from an outside provider, we recommend the in-class.

Please call Sheryl to see if you qualify and choose a date.


Overhead Crane Courses Starting Monthly -   Call Curtiss at 306-221-5320 to register.



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.


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

Lloyd Sali

Business Agent

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