Questions and answers

How to join local 860?

How to join local 860?

Applications can now be submitted at any time online at Please note that a current, valid driver’s license and high school diploma or GED will need to be submitted online when you complete your application.

How much are Local 860 union dues?

Local 860 Working Dues (3.5% of gross wages) Mail to Local 860, 3334 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 with working dues form. Laborers’ District Council ($. 35 per hour) remitted on Fringe Fund Form and mailed to Westerville Office.

How much does a union laborer in Ohio make?

While ZipRecruiter is seeing salaries as high as $74,664 and as low as $18,199, the majority of Union Construction Laborer salaries currently range between $27,065 (25th percentile) to $51,798 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $62,064 annually in Ohio.

How do union apprenticeships work?

A union apprenticeship is a registered apprenticeship that is administered by a trade union. Like non-union apprenticeships, union apprenticeship programs are sponsored — typically by unionized contracting associations and trade unions representing their trade.

What does a union laborer do?

Site preparation, forming, finishing, curing, repair, sawing, coring and decorative installation. Front end pipeline work, ground surface pipe handling and welding, pipe handling in the trench…

What is the prevailing wage in Ohio?

The Prevailing Wages are the actual hourly wages, benefits and overtime to be paid to workers, calculated by the U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Department of Commerce for construction. To protect its Construction Trades Workers, Ohio has had a Prevailing Wage Law in place since 1931.

What is the highest paid union trade?

Here is a list of 27 high-paying union jobs for you to consider in your career search:

  • Actor. National average salary: $17,192 per year.
  • Automotive mechanic. National average salary: $41,320 per year.
  • Marine service technician.
  • Ironworker.
  • Airline manager.
  • Carpenter.
  • Firefighter.
  • Customer service representative.

Is it hard to get into a union?

Union jobs can be more difficult to find than other forms of work. Because of these factors, competition to join a union can be stiff, so you may need to spend time networking with union members and representatives to get hired.

Is it good to work for the union?

Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t union members. On average, union workers’ wages are 28 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts. Labor unions give workers the power to negotiate for more favorable working conditions and other benefits through collective bargaining.