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WHAT JOINING LOCAL 8 MEANS FOR YOU:
Better Wages & Benefits
Your employer takes money out of your check for health care and retirement — we do not. Those benefits are on TOP of your wage.
You get overtime pay after 8 hours, not 40. Our contractors don’t play games.
We have the best healthcare and retirement in the industry.
More Hours, Work and Jobs
More contractors are getting more jobs.
Twelve union contractors have signed on to aggressively market service, light commercial, and residential work.
If one contractor isn’t busy, you can work with another who has hours available.
Security for You & Your Family
Safety training, equipment and tools provided to you at no cost.
The best training to advance your career–included. Not out of your pocket.
Representation that makes sure you are treated fair and right.
Have Questions? We Have Answers.
Will I Get Laid Off?
What Are The Dues?
Is School Mandatory?
No. But, if you want to get more jobs and more hours, it is highly encouraged. In addition, contractors pay your way for school. This saves you thousands of dollars in out of pocket costs. Better jobs and better paychecks with someone else footing the bill, but it’s ultimately up to you.
How Will The Other Union Guys Treat Me?
Once you join Local 8, you are treated as an equal member of the team. You get the same privileges and representation as every other union member.
Does Everyone Work at the Same Level?
What level you start at depends on your level of experience and the types of jobs you want to do. We’ll make sure you get the right wage and benefits package. And, with contractors paying for your training, you can always work for better jobs and better paychecks.
What About the Incentives My Employer Gives Me?
Withus, your benefits are on top of your wage. You get the tools necessary to do the job. And, contractors foot the bill if you want to get additional training to get better jobs and a better paycheck.
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Just fill out your name, email address, and phone number, and a representative from Local 8 will reach out to you as soon as possible.