mission statement

We commit to providing progressive leadership for our members and our industries and to be an asset to our communities. For our members: We will provide professional representation and strive for fairness in the workplace. We will enhance opportunities for employment through apprenticeships and trades training. 





Call Sheryl to sign up 306-653-1250




If you are going to operate a picker truck of any size for OJ or Banister you will be required to have these three courses. Please get them completed before the call outs.  Call Sheryl for details 306.653.1250


  1. Hours of Service (logbook training)
  2. Cargo Securement
  3. Vehicle Inspection Training



A.T. TRAINING  -  In order to qualify for this training, you must hold a Journeyman Mobile Crane Red-Seal Ticket, a 1A DL, and have no A.T. experience.  We will offer a daily subsistence allowance as well as initial and terminal travel.  You will be in charge of your daily  transportation and lodging.  The courses are a week long, with varied dates available. If you are interested,  please contact Sheryl at 306-653-1250 or by email at sheryl.m@sasktel.net




The Life Insurance and Accidental Death Benefit as well as the Long Term Disability will be insured by Great West Life effective June 1st, 2018.  Prior to this date the insurer was Sunlife.   The Great West Life beneficiary designation form must be completed and returned to our office immediately.  If you have lost your form, or did not receive one,  please contact our office at 306-653-4472, or email f.ferster@sasktel.net     Thank - you.









***Reminder***  Please check to make sure all of your equipment and safety tickets are up to date!


If you need any help obtaining Employment Insurance:
Call The Unemployed Workers Help Centre: Saskatoon- 1-306-382-8662 or Regina - 1-306-525-5138



Check out Local 870's Health and Welfare Information under the "About Us" tab!



who we are

Cory Cowley

Business Manager

Lloyd Sali

Business Agent

Darryl Wilcox

Business Agent


Amber Volk



what we offer

Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Local 870 offers its members many benefits through collective agreements. Local 870's Member Representatives and Staff are experienced, caring and dedicated.


why join?

Did you know that almost one of every three Canadian workers belongs to a union?

  • Better Health Care, Pensions and Other Benefits
  • A Stronger Voice Through Collective Bargaining