How can I join LiUNA Local 527?

There are three ways to join LiUNA Local 527

Regular Member

In order to join LiUNA Local 527 as a Regular Member you are required to provide the following information:

Proof of 4000 hours of Construction Experience with:

  • Letters from previous employers stating your duties and skills while you were employed;
  • Records of Employement (ROE’s) to prove the dates employed and the hours that are noted on the letter by the employer.
  • **Please see below for the specific sectors that will be accepted

If you are unable to provide the information stated above, the other way to join LiUNA Local 527 is:

Apprentice Member

In order to join LiUNA Local 527 as an Apprentice Member you are required to provide the following information:

  • Copy of Grade 10 Transcript or a Grade 12 Diploma obtained on a Canadian Level
  • Once you become an apprentice member you will need to be registered as an apprentice in the province of Ontario ($60 fee + HST payable to the Ontario College of Trades) and you will be informed of in school training that you are obligated to attend (First Year 240 hours, and Second year 240 hours)

Once you have obtained all the information entered above, or if you require further assistance, please contact the Training Centre in order to schedule a date and time to complete the new member assessment. 613-723-2141

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Valid Construction Experience in the specific sectors that will be accepted:

** Concrete Forming, Concrete Finishing, Road Building, Masonry, Mason Tending, Bridge Building, Form Setting, Carpenter, Landscaping, Precast, Asphalt, Sidewalk & Curb, Demolition, Restoration, Utilities, Water & Sewer main.