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Apr 17, 2019, 11:44 ET Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. mine employees vote in favour of a first collective agreement negotiated by the International Union of Operating

BAFFIN ISLAND, NU, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - What started as an organizing drive in May 2017 has culminated in the successful ratification of a first collective agreement with Baffinland Iron Mine Corp. ...


Mar 12, 2018, 17:11 ET Local 793 objects to Canada signing Trans Pacific Partnership

OAKVILLE, ON, March 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says the federal Liberals have made a mistake by signing the...


Oct 26, 2017, 14:44 ET Construction union lauds long term energy plan

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says the Long Term Energy Plan released today by the province is a ...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:52 ET Construction unions sign mutual co-operation agreement

OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers and Labourers' International Union of North America, Local 183 have signed a wide-ranging and historic...


Dec 06, 2016, 11:56 ET Construction union applauds proposed changes to Bill 70

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says he fully supports amendments being proposed by the Ontario...


Jul 14, 2016, 14:45 ET Local 793 Lauds Historic Agreement on Energy East Pipeline

OAKVILLE, ON, July 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says a memorandum of understanding signed today for work on the...


Jun 10, 2016, 11:24 ET Operating Engineers Ratify New Agreement With Contractors

OAKVILLE, ON, June 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Members of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers have ratified a new three-year Provincial Collective Agreement with contractors. Union...


Apr 06, 2016, 13:23 ET Provincial funds will enable OETIO to purchase equipment

OAKVILLE, ON, April 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says a provincial grant of close to $1.3 million for the Operating ...


Dec 09, 2015, 12:00 ET Mandatory Training for Drill Rig Operators Will Save Lives

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says construction sites will be safer now that the province has...


Sep 28, 2015, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Pipeline Training Course to be Launched at Training Centre in Morrisburg/

MORRISBURG, ON, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, September 29, at noon, a pipeline training course will be officially launched at the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario (OETIO)...


Sep 25, 2015, 10:45 ET Media Invitation - Pipeline Training Course to be Launched at Training Centre in Morrisburg

MORRISBURG, ON, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, September 29, at noon, a pipeline training course will be officially launched at the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario (OETIO)...


Nov 28, 2014, 16:05 ET $400,000 Fine in drill rig accident is not enough: Local 793 business manager

OAKVILLE, Nov. 28, 2014 Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says the $400,000 fine levied against a company involved in a fatal drill rig...


May 22, 2014, 16:18 ET IUOE Local 793 Responds to PC Party Video

OAKVILLE, ON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers has always embraced diversity and getting more women into the workforce, despite what the Ontario PC...


Dec 18, 2013, 16:02 ET Local 793 grateful to CFB Trenton team for rescuing crane operator

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says the union is grateful to the helicopter team from CFB Trenton ...


Nov 08, 2012, 17:20 ET An Open Letter to the Editor from Mike Gallagher, Business Manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Dear Editor: As business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, one of the largest construction unions in Ontario, I am writing to...


Jun 05, 2012, 13:38 ET Striking heavy equipment operators to vote on contract

OAKVILLE, ON, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Striking heavy equipment operators who work on projects across Essex and Kent Counties have reached a tentative contract settlement with the Heavy Construction...


May 28, 2012, 09:17 ET Heavy Equipment Operators Strike in Essex & Kent Counties

OAKVILLE, ON, May 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Three hundred heavy equipment operators who work on projects across Essex and Kent Counties, including the Windsor-Essex Parkway, are on strike. The operators,...


Oct 18, 2010, 17:48 ET MAJOR CONSTRUCTION UNION ENDORSES SMITHERMAN FOR MAYOR

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 18 /CNW/ - Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers announced today that it is supporting George Smitherman as mayoral candidate for Toronto in the Oct. 25...