Chartered in 1938, Local 137 has over 83 years of experience in negotiating fair wages and benefit packages for our members while providing the most qualified workforce for our signatory contractors. Our local union represents over 900 operating engineers in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties of New York. Local 137 has trained and certified operators working on many high-profile work sites in the industry, including the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
The International Union of Operating Engineers
The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) has been representing the best heavy equipment operators for over 117 years. Founded in 1896, IUOE today has approximately 400,000 members in 123 local unions throughout the United States and Canada. IUOE is the 10th largest union in the AFL-CIO. Over 100 state-of-the-art training and apprenticeship programs ensure that IUOE members are the safest, most productive, and highly skilled craft workers.
This representation is the core of IUOE’s mission. From ensuring protections of prevailing wages on public projects, to alleviating healthcare costs through coalition building, to improving our contractors’ competitiveness, IUOE has and will continue to be tirelessly dedicated to the common interests of its members.
Union Advantage for Contractors
To find out more about the advantages of partnering with the IUOE local 137, please contact our Business Manager Jeffrey J. Loughlin at (914) 762-0600.
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