The construction and service industries are critical to our economy. They need dedicated, hardworking people who are skilled at working with their heads and their hands. People like the members of the Labourers’ International Union of North America Local 1059.

Getting the Job Done Since 1953

Chartered in 1953, the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 1059 represents workers in London, Middlesex, Elgin, Oxford, Huron, Perth, Grey and Bruce counties. Working for more than 240 different employers, our approximately 4,000 members include over 2,800 construction and 1,100 maintenance, light manufacturing and security employees.

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Build Your Career

The LIUNA Local 1059 Regional Training Centre provides centralized, cutting-edge construction industry training. New graduates looking for a lucrative, satisfying career path and workers from across Southwestern Ontario who want to learn new skills, enhance existing skills and advance their careers in a professional setting can find their place here.

Join as an Existing Skilled Labourer

If you’re already a skilled labourer, you can apply to join Local 1059 and experience all the incredible benefits our union has to offer. Click ‘Get Started’ below to access the application.

Being a Member Has its Perks

Local 1059 members enjoy the benefits of unionization including pensions, health insurance and higher wages. We also place members in rewarding careers with tremendous opportunities – from profitable and interesting careers as skilled workers to the ability to take a career path that leads to leadership positions, both within companies and on the job site.

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september

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october

sat01oct8:00 amGround Disturbance - LONDON

sat01oct8:00 amConfined Space Entry-WALKERTON

sat01oct8:00 amHoisting & Rigging - Basic- LONDON

sat01oct8:00 amChainsaw/Quick-cut Safety-LONDON

sat01oct8:00 amPropane Safety (CH-O2) - LONDON

sat01oct8:00 amWorking at Heights - LONDON

sat08oct8:00 amConfined Space Entry-LONDON

sat08oct8:00 amTraffic Control and Signal Person- WALKERTON

sat08oct(oct 8)8:00 amsun09(oct 9)4:00 pmRough Terrain Fork Lift (CSA Class 7)--LONDON

sat08oct(oct 8)8:00 amsun09(oct 9)4:00 pmFirst Aid/CPR Level C - LONDON

tue11oct6:00 pmConstruction Legislation - LONDON

sat15oct8:00 amConfined Space Entry-LONDON

sat15oct8:00 amGround Disturbance - LONDON

sat15oct8:00 amPropane Safety (CH-O2) - LONDON

sat15oct8:00 amWorking at Heights - LONDON

tue18oct6:00 pmElectrical Safety (London)

tue18oct6:00 pmTraffic Control and Signal Person - LONDON

sat22oct8:00 amChainsaw/Quick-cut Safety-LONDON

sat22oct8:00 amPower Elevated Work Platform Safety-LONDON

sat22oct8:00 amTraffic Control and Signal Person - LONDON

sat22oct8:00 amGround Disturbance - WALKERTON

sat22oct(oct 22)8:00 amsun23(oct 23)4:00 pmFirst Aid/CPR Level C - LONDON

tue25oct8:00 amTraffic Control and Signal Person - LONDON

tue25oct6:00 pmWorking at Heights Refresher - LONDON

sat29oct8:00 amConfined Space Entry-LONDON

sat29oct8:00 amHoisting & Rigging - Basic- LONDON

sat29oct8:00 amWorking at Heights - WALKERTON

sat29oct(oct 29)8:00 amsun30(oct 30)4:00 pmSkid Steer Safety-LONDON

november

tue01nov6:00 pmWorking at Heights Refresher - LONDON

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Local 1059 Wellness Centre

Local 1059 is proud to set the standard for services we offer to our members and their dependents. In 2020, the members-only, on-site Wellness Centre at 635 Wilton Grove Road expanded to include a chiropractic/massage clinic and dental studio in addition to the existing optical centre. These covered services are exclusive to eligible Local 1059 members and their dependents, and since these services are billed directly to the Local 1059 Benefit Plan, no out of pocket expenses are required when you use the Wellness Centre for your optical, dental, and chiropractic/massage needs.

Optical Centre

LiUNA Local 1059 currently offers a complete optical benefit plan to its eligible members and their dependants. The on-site, members-only Optical Centre offers eye exams, frames, lenses, contacts, as well as enhancements like anti-scratch coating and transition lenses. The Local covers all costs up front, so no out of pocket expenses are necessary.

Dental Studio

LiUNA Local 1059 is proud to offer on-site dental services to members and their eligible dependents. As with our Optical Centre and Chiropractic/Physiotherapy/Massage Clinic, the Local covers all dental fees up front, so no out of pocket expenses are necessary when you use the on-site Dental Studio for your dental care needs.

Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Clinic

LiUNA Local 1059 is proud to offer on-site chiropractic, physiotherapy and massage therapy services to members and their eligible dependents. The Local covers all costs up front, so no out of pocket expenses are necessary.

Giving Back

LIUNA Local 1059 is committed to building stronger communities. We do this not only by working on infrastructure and buildings, but by providing all workers with greater opportunities, benefits, and standards for a better work-life balance, so they can enjoy and contribute to the communities in which they work and live.

United Way Elgin-Middlesex

Despite our annual charity golf tournament being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, with help from our industry partners and signatory contractors we were still able to not only raise funds for our friends at United Way Elgin Middlesex, but shatter our previous fundraising totals with a record-breaking $147,000! The golf tournament/fundraiser has generated over $1.2 million for United Way since the Local started hosting them in 2001.

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