IBEW Local 529
#10-3703 Kochar Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7P 0B8
Telephone: (306) 384-0529
Fax: (306) 384-0100
  • Canada : VIDEO: Conservative Attack on Workers Ends in Senator Meltdown [more]
  • Canada : Minister Leitch appoints arbitrator for bargaining dispute between the CP and the TCRC [more]
  • Canada : Cape Breton Injured Workers group loses funding [more]
  • Canada : Teachers' Association Reacts to Teacher Cuts [more]
  • Canada : CUPE rep angry with hospital service management privatization [more]
  • Canada : After attacking rights of health care workers, Nova Scotia Liberals now attacking university workers [more]
  • Canada : Hospital Corp. reaches tentative deal with workers [more]
  • Canada : P.A. petition reaches Ottawa [more]
  • Canada : Steelworkers, Mexican Miners Protest at Crown Holdings Shareholders' Meeting in Mexico [more]
  • Canada : Remove Mexico from 'Safe Countries' List, Activists Urge Canada [more]
  • Canada : City warns of transit delays as labour negotiations with union heat up [more]
  • Canada : Striking Durham high school teachers gain support from CUPE [more]
  • Canada : This week in labour: Budget fails and municipal woes [more]
  • Canada : Harper's anti-union bill rises from the dead [more]
  • Canada : Construction worker killed in on-site fall [more]
  • Canada : Merit Alberta watches as union builds welding training centre [more]
  • Canada : Education support workers strik [more]
  • Canada : Kitimat Strike Mediation Breaks Down [more]
  • Canada : Halifax Water contract talks break down [more]
  • Canada : #NSuncut Coalition Against Austerity wants to make some noise [more]
  • Canada : What is the labour movement doing to prepare for the next election? [more]
  • Canada : Voices from the Ground: Fighting for a better union [more]
  • Canada : Carmeuse the bully wins round one [more]
  • Canada : Keep Saskatchewan Public Conference huge success [more]
  • Canada : CUPE Ontario leadership dedicates half-million dollars to stop Hydro One privatization [more]
  • Canada : We can't live on $4.92 an hour ... Hospital staff protest SickKids sick plan [more]
  • Canada : CUPE Nova Scotia says federal budget does little for low and middle-income families [more]
  • Canada : Federal budget rewards the rich but fails everyday Canadians [more]
  • Canada : Extricating ourselves from the free trade model [more]
  • Canada : CUPE NB: Daniel Légère re-elected President [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.

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