• Iron Workers Local 759
  • A Tradition of Ironworking.
    Hardworking, Highly Skilled
    and Dedicated Workforce
    For Over 65 Years.

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Our Local has been building Northwestern Ontario since 1954 and will continue to do so far into the future.

Welcome to Iron Workers Local 759

Welcome to Iron Workers Local 759 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.  Our Local has been building Northwestern Ontario since 1954 and will continue to do so far into the future.  

This site is provided to help in the education of our membership and to reach out to future members on the benefits associated with the Iron Workers Union.  Local 759 is centered on providing the highest standard of safety and apprenticeship training for our members as well as providing our signatory contractor base with a safer and more skilled workforce.

Local 759 has a small, but growing membership of skilled tradesmen and women. We have built some of the most prestigious structures in Northwestern Ontario, including the Nipigon River Bridge, the Thunder Bay Courthouse and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  We also build and maintain many open pit and underground mines, mills and the Hydro Electric Power Generation Plants in our jurisdiction.  These jobs require an array of skill sets, including Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers, Architectural and Residential Ironworkers, Riggers, Welders, Supervision and Maintenance personnel.

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We want our members to have the latest information on what is happening at the Union Hall. Click below to check out upcoming events & more!


Are you willing to work hard & get paid well while being trained by some of the best instructors in the industry? Click the image to learn more.

Benefits Office

If you are a member of IW Local Union No.759 and have any questions regarding your Benefits click on the image to learn more.


Need a contractor? Search out local directory for the right individual for the job! We have the person you are looking for!


Apprenticeship opportunities depend on industry needs. The actual hiring of apprentices is done by members of a Labor/Management apprenticeship committee using an unbiased selection procedure that is reviewed and approved by the Department of Labor. Openings are filled without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, arrest record or marital status.

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