Welcome to Operating Engineers of Manitoba Local 987 


Operating Engineers of Manitoba Local 987 (OE987) is proud to offer exemplary service with one representative for every 500 members. Our representatives are university educated and specialize in labour relations. They are dedicated full-time to looking after our members concerns and experienced in dealing with health and safety issues, good wages and fairness in the workplace. We have a strong track record at the bargaining table and have negotiated some of the best contracts in the province. Currently we have 70 collective agreements within our union.

OE987 has always strived for diversity within all sectors we represent. We are proud that 50 percent of our current membership is comprised of Métis and Indigenous peoples. We want to reflect who we represent on our executive and our shop stewards in the workplace.

We are proud to be an international union with our national headquarters in Ottawa and backed by the strength of 400,000 members across North America. The Operating Engineers are close-knit family that supports one another to provide the best service for all its members.

About OE987: Local OE987 members are involved in health care, heavy equipment and skilled trades throughout Manitoba.

Organize: Every worker has the right to belong to a union, benefit from what unions have won for workers and have a voice in the workplace.

In the news

Office Re-Opening – May 11, 2020

May 08 - 2020

Update on First Aid & H2S Alive Certificate Expiry Dates

April 02 - 2020

COVID-19 Updates

March 31 - 2020

Employment Insurance and Benefits Information for Members (COVID-19)

March 26 - 2020



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