IBEW Local 529
#10-3703 Kochar Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7P 0B8
Telephone: (306) 384-0529
Fax: (306) 384-0100
  • Canada : Local fights plan to ship newspaper jobs to India [more]
  • Canada : UA Local 179 helping UA lead the way at Skills Canada [more]
  • Canada : UFCW 1118 Education Centre renamed in memory of Albert Johnson [more]
  • Canada : Loblaw in Ontario faces overwhelming strike mandate as bargaining resumes [more]
  • Canada : #AntiChevronDay demands fairness for those affected by Chevron's Dirty Hand [more]
  • Canada : UNA congratulates new cabinet members, looks forward to working with them [more]
  • Canada : Gold Miners Trapped Underground Rescue Effort Underway [more]
  • Canada : Hundreds rally in face of job losses in Lab West [more]
  • Canada : Pembroke urged to help fight postal cuts [more]
  • Canada : Miners rescued from underground gold mine [more]
  • Canada : Conservative CPP scheme an ineffective half-measure, offers little for Canadian workers [more]
  • Canada : CUPE Ontario members converge in Toronto to ramp up fight against austerity [more]
  • Canada : CUPE denounces back-to-work legislation in teacher strikes [more]
  • Canada : CUPE decries OLRB decision on teacher strikes [more]
  • Canada : No New Talks Scheduled As Inside Workers Strike Reaches Day Two [more]
  • Canada : CUPW National President to Attend Hamilton Hearing - Media Advisory [more]
  • Canada : Court to hear more opposition to Canada Post's end to home delivery [more]
  • Canada : Canada Post and Hamilton square off in landmark mail delivery case [more]
  • Canada : Embattled steelworkers' union rally against layoffs in Lab West [more]
  • Canada : Government Considering Industrial Inquiry into IOC [more]
  • Canada : Velan locks out 400 Montreal workers who rejected collective agreement [more]
  • Canada : Unifor slams Tory ad featuring Camaro production [more]
  • Canada : Conservative ad highlights government failures [more]
  • Canada : Winnipeg Transit faces long recovery from labour dispute [more]
  • Canada : First Student Bus Driver Strike Notice Given ?" Strike could happen Thursday [more]
  • Canada : Union Submits 'Bedrock Position' as Kitimat Municipal Workers' Strike Nearly Three Months Old [more]
  • Canada : City of London inside workers on strike [more]
  • Canada : Back-to-work legislation for Ontario's striking high school teachers [more]
  • Canada : Another Hudbay union backs strike mandate [more]
  • Canada : No protest at track meet [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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