IBEW Local 529
#10-3703 Kochar Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7P 0B8
Telephone: (306) 384-0529
Fax: (306) 384-0100
  • Canada : Gander FFAW Rally Draws 400 Against Northern Shrimp Cuts [more]
  • Canada : York expecting short-lived walkout, but U of T has no scheduled talks [more]
  • Canada : Fort Smith Housing Authority staff return to work after month-long strike [more]
  • Canada : Postal workers union says ending home delivery is unconstitutional [more]
  • Canada : Premier targets workers while letting wealthy off scot-free [more]
  • Canada : Ottawa should scrap 'last in, first out' policy, say fishermen [more]
  • Canada : CUPE strikes: Demonstrators cram into UofT's Munk School [more]
  • Canada : AVENS workers in the NWT vote for strike action [more]
  • Canada : Hydro heading for a fight with unions [more]
  • Canada : Transfer ambulance attendants win bid for mediator [more]
  • Canada : From popsicles to pledge cards [more]
  • Canada : FFAW Holding Protest in Gander, Following New Shrimp Industry Report [more]
  • Canada : Registered Nurses Want You to Know About the Care They Provide [more]
  • Canada : Postal workers' union launches constitutional challenge to end of mail delivery [more]
  • Canada : Site C dam unions won't be blocked by BC Hydro, says Christy Clark [more]
  • Canada : University labour strife underscores job-security plight of contract faculty [more]
  • Canada : Nurse attacks: are bruises and black eyes the new face of B.C. health care? [more]
  • Canada : Sudbury city payroll goes under the microscope and maybe...the knife [more]
  • Canada : Cod fishery extended into spawning season … again [more]
  • Canada : Staff At Three Local Unions Join Unifor [more]
  • Canada : Province urging York, U of T to return to the bargaining table [more]
  • Canada : Cuts to parks could hurt tourism, says Cape Breton worker [more]
  • Canada : Strike action at Nunavut power utility gains 92 per cent support [more]
  • Canada : Protecting Existing Workers at Vancouver Coastal Health Is Top Priority for Steelworkers [more]
  • Canada : York University teaching assistants and contract workers strike after rejecting school offer by huge margin [more]
  • Canada : Harper Stirs Prejudice Against Muslims [more]
  • Canada : Courses affected, no bargaining date in sight at UofT [more]
  • Canada : Province to work with unions to determine health worker representation [more]
  • Canada : Premier Stephen McNeil intervenes in health-care restructuring [more]
  • Canada : Unions, apprenticeship board join to train Aboriginal workers [more]




Right-to-Work bill passes Senate in Wisconsin




See below for correspondence from IVP Daniels pertaining to the above subject matter.

This very legislation is already being considered in Canada!!!

Now it is even more crucial to become politically active and fight for our livelihood.

We are starting a Political Action Committee in our Local and we are asking for volunteers.

With a Federal election this year and we need to discuss with our members why it is important to exercise our right to VOTE.

Please take time to read this document.  Download wisconsin-en.pdf

Great News for Saskatchewan Unions 

A big thank you to the SFL Plaintiffs for their dedication and perseverance in establishing the constitutionally protected right to strike for the benefit of all Canadians.
The case,Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Saskatchewan, 2015 SCC 4, is available at this link:

First Quarter  Local 529 Newsletter 2015

The first quarter issue of the newsletter is complete.

Please see the member tab to view the contents. 

Journeyperson Survey: Share Your Views on Your Career Pathway in the Skilled Trades 

Conducted by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum.

The survey is targeted towards certified journeypersons who completed apprenticeship training who currently may or may not work in the trades. 

The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. 


All survey results must be complete by March 31, 2015.

IBEW Canada Federal Election Video 



Download IBEWvotes2015 Video.pdf

Local 529 Union Organizer Position 

National Skills Canada Competition 

Local 529 is looking for volunteers for this event. Please contact the hall for further information.

You can also visit the website:




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