Construction & Specialized Workers' Union (CSWU/LiUNA 1611)
Local 1611 represents a diverse membership working in sectors that include: road building, pipeline, paving, utility, mining, diamond drilling, industrial plants, dock and shipyard, healthcare, security, waste to energy, manufacturing and production, cemeteries, funeral homes, janitorial, parking lots and landscaping. Our members have been building and servicing British Columbia and the Yukon since 1937.
The Labourers’ Union Local 1611 was the result of the amalgamation of four existing locals, the Tunnel and Rock Workers’ Union Local 168, and the Construction and General Workers’ Union Local 602, the Construction & General Labourers’ Union Local 1070 and Local 1093 and finally, in 2010 the Dock and Shipyard Workers’ Union Local 1204 became members of Local 1611.
Local 1611 is an affiliate of the Laborers’ International Union of North America also known as LiUNA, which represents more than half a million members strong throughout North America.