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The better informed and connected our members are to the wider community, the greater their prospects of securing work. Find the resources you appreciate, the information you want and the answers you need right here.



Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC)

Advocate, teacher, promoter. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry.

ceccoConstruction Employers Coordinating Council of Ontario (CECCO)

Established in 1979 by the unionized construction industry to coordinate collective bargaining on behalf of designated Employer Bargaining Agencies responsible for the negotiation of province-wide single-trade agreements applicable to the ICI sectors of the construction industry.

CWBCanadian Welding Bureau (CWB)

The CWB Group is an industry supported private sector not for profit organization providing welding certification, management systems registration and training services to over 7600 companies in 34 countries. Supported through the Canadian Welding Bureau, QUASAR and Canadian Welding Association membership, the CWB Group provides a comprehensive and integrated service to the welding and joining industry.

ihsaInfrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

IHSA is the leading developer and provider of prevention solutions for work environments involving high-risk activities such as working at heights, working with energized high-voltage power systems, powerline technician apprenticeship, driving motor vehicles, transporting dangerous goods, working on suspended access equipment, and utility line clearing.

OCSOntario Construction Secretariat (OCS)

The twenty five organized building trade unions (workers) and the signatory contractors (employers) of Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) construction are the grass-root business partners comprising the OCS. Together with representatives from the Provincial Government, we form a tripartite organization intended to enhance the well being of organized ICI construction in Ontario.


Ontario College of Trades

As an independent, industry-driven body, the College of Trades is raising the profile of, and promoting involvement in skilled trades. We are making the system of apprenticeship training more responsive to the evolving skills and training needs of Ontario employers and consumers.

Our goal is to encourage more men and women to work in trades and give the industry a greater role in governance, certification and training.


Ontario Prompt Payment

Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) is a sole-purpose alliance or coalition of contractor associations, unions, suppliers, general contractors, pension trust funds, and anyone else who has an interest is seeing prompt payment legislation enacted in the province of Ontario. 

Its purpose and goal are just that, to persuade the Ontario government that delinquent payment is a growing problem in the construction industry and that legislation is need to ensure that money flows as it is intended down through the contractor supply chain.

IMPACTIronworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT)

IMPACT is a labor management partnership designed to provide a forum for union Ironworkers and signatory contractors to address mutual concerns and encourage reasonable balanced solutions. Our primary mission is to expand job opportunities through progressive and innovative labor management cooperative programs.



The road to becoming a journeyman ironworker is through apprenticeship training. The Iron Workers apprenticeship program is a well-organized and supervised method of training people, with little or no knowledge of the craft, to become journeymen ironworkers qualified in all segments of the trade.

Download: Wage Breakdown May 2015 - April 2016



Local 793 International Union of Operating Engineers

Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers represents thousands of crane and heavy equipment operators in Ontario’s construction industry.

Download: Notice of Regular Monthly Dues Increase


Our ongoing advocacy work aims to encourage businesses to hire the best unionized contractors for the job. To find the proven talent with the seasoned skills and the health and safety standards to match for your current or upcoming project, start right here.

2016-2019 Collective Agreement

Future Ironworkers

Considering a career as an ironworker? Find all the key information and contacts here to help make the process easy and your decision clear.