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Our Members

The 13 member unions of the Manitoba Building Trades represent more than two dozen professions in the construction industry.

For more information about our member unions and the professions they represent, please telephone or email the local offices listed below. The websites of the national and international offices of these locals are listing on the Links page.

Boilermakers
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers, Local 555
Business Manager: Emile Gareau
Telephone     204-987-9200

E-mail          local555@escape.ca

Web:             boilermakerslocal555.org

Bricklayers, Stonemasons, Tilers
InternationalUnion of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, No.1
Business Manager: Frank Krauthaker
Telephone     204-694-0135

E-mail          fkrauthaker@shaw.ca

Web:             www.bacweb.org/aboutus/canada

Electrical Workers
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 2085
Business Manager: Russ Shewchuk
Telephone     204-982-2085

E-mail          ibew2085@mts.net

Web:             www.ibew2085.com

Insulators
International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers, Local 99
Business Manager: Paul Horishney
Telephone    204- 694-0726

E-mail          local99@shaw.ca

Web:             www.insulators.org

Ironworkers, Rodmen
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental & Reinforcing Ironworkers, Local 728
Business Manager: Robert Kozubski
Telephone     204-783-7853

E-mail         ironworkers728@mts.net

Web:            www.ironworkers728.com

Labourers, Blasters, Cement Finishers
Construction and Specialized Workers Union, Local 1258
Business Manager: Victor Dasilva
Telephone    204- 956-4258

E-mail

Web:             www.joinliuna.ca

Millwrights
Millwrights Local Union 1443
Business Manager: Allan Szmerski
Telephone     204-774-1609

E-mail

Web:             www.manitobaregionalcouncil.ca

Heavy Equipment Operators, Crane Operators
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 987
Business Manager: Marc Lafond
Telephone    204- 786-8658

E-mail           local987@oe987.mb.ca

Web:             www.oe987.mb.ca

Painters, Sandblasters, Glass Workers, Flooring Workers
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, Glass-workers Division, Signworkers & Carpet & Floor Tile Layers Division, Local 739
Business Manager: John Sedor
Telephone    204-943-2497

E-mail           iupat@mts.net

Web:             www.iupat739mb.ca

Plasterers & Cement Masons (Finishers)
Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons, Local 222
Business Manager: Jim Conway
Telephone     1-877-423-4296

E-mail           jim@local222.com

Web:             www.local222.com

Plumbers, Pipefitters, Welders
United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada, Local 254
Business Manager: Heiko Wiechern
Telephone     204-947-0497

E-mail        local254@mts.net

Web:           www.ualocal254.ca

Sheet Metal Workers, Roofers, Sheeters, Deckers, Cladders
Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Roofers Division, Sheeters & Deckers Division, Local 511
Business Manager: Bruce Harris
Telephone    204- 774-4447

E-mail           bharris.smw511@mts.net

Web:             www.smwia.org

Drivers and Transportation Workers
General Teamsters, Local 979
Principal Officer: Kelly Gorzen
Telephone     204-694-9798

E-mail           local979@mts.net

Web:             www.teamster.org

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