IUOE Local 649BuildingA BetterTomorrow

Who We Are Welcome to IUOE 649

IUOE is dedicated to serving and protecting the needs and interests of its members and their families through the collective bargaining process, legislative action and extensive training and skills improvement programs.

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Whether it’s the roads you travel on, the bridges you cross, the tunnels you whisk through, the subway systems you ride...or the buildings and complexes where you work, receive medical care, view sporting events...or the dams, pipelines, oil refineries and rigs, and petro-chemical plants you rely on for water and energy needs...or programs to rid your schools and communities of asbestos and hazardous materials and waste... It’s a good bet they were built and are operated and serviced by members of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

We Offer Training

As you browse through our web site you will have an opportunity to see that we are providing upgrade training to our members as well as providing a quality apprenticeship program for new members coming into the Union.

We also have a very aggressive organizing program in place. This assures a high standard of living to our members and offers the same opportunity to other workers who perform operating engineer type work in our jurisdiction for their current employers.

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IUOE is a trade union representing all of these workers: from the heavy equipment operators and mechanics in the construction industry, to the stationary engineers—those who maintain and operate building and industrial complexes and service industries throughout the United States and Canada.

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Latest Update News & Events

    Jun 29, 2020


     Monday, June 29, 2020
     Macomb, IL
     8:00 am - 11:45 pm

    2020 HERITAGE DAYS PARADE scheduled for June 25 - 28, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please see the attached letter from the Macomb Heritage Days Parade Committee (click on the box below this section).

    Jun 30, 2020


     Tuesday, June 30, 2020
     Union Hall
     6:00 am - 11:45 pm

    STARTING FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020, per the Executive Board's decision, DISPATCHING will start at 6:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day until all jobs are filled for that day. This will continue until further notice.

    Jun 30, 2020


     Tuesday, June 30, 2020
     Union Hall
     6:00 am - 11:45 pm

    *****CANCELLATION OF JUNE 19, 2020 REGULAR MEMBERSHIP MEETING***** Please be advised that due to the extension of the Illinois "Stay at Home Order", the Local 649 Regular Membership Meeting scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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