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#10-3703 Kochar Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7P 0B8
Telephone: (306) 384-0529
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Why Join The IBEW?

 

IBEW membership can provide you with a career and not just a job. Our members choose which contractor they want to work for, and which job they want to take. IBEW members also benefit from the ability to travel all over Canada to work.

The IBEW is a great choice for electricians in Saskatchewan for many reasons. Studies show that union members earn over 30% more money than the non union sector! We offer our members employer paid pension, benefits and training funds above having the highest wages in the province. 

Can your employer do the same?

 

What the IBEW does for you:

  • reimbursement of your school tuition upon completion
  • on the job training
  • a structured apprenticeship program
  • negotiate a collective agreement
  • job security
  • safe working conditions
  • supplied safety equipment
  • paid training opportunities 
  • fairness and equal treatment

 

 

Empowering Saskatchewan's Construction Electricians

 

For 70 years, IBEW local 529 has been dedicated to:

 

  • Promote respect among members of the electrical industry.
  • Advocate reasonable methods and hours of work.
  • Secure employment and adequate pay.
  • Settle employment disputes.
  • Seek security and a higher standard of living for construction electricians in Saskatchewan.

 

IBEW 529 Core Values

 

Our local union operates according to three core values that guide the actions of all we do:

 

  • Respect – For all workers and employers.
  • Brotherhood – Assisting members in sickness or distress.
  • Citizenship – Promoting a high standard of citizenship within the community.

 

IBEW 529 represents construction electricians in Saskatchewan above the 51st parallel and is governed by an executive elected by and from our members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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