Local 139 Apprenticeships

Join the ranks of the most well-trained and well-paid apprentices in Wisconsin. The Local 139 apprenticeship program accommodates heavy equipment operators with little to no experience in the field.

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Calendar of Events

Keep yourself up to date on the happenings of Local 139. We hope to see you soon!

Full List of IUOE 139 Events

Benefits of Organizing

Organizing is extremely important to the membership of Local 139. Our organization efforts increase our market share, which means increased bargaining strength.

The benefits of organizing are undeniable.

Local 139 works tirelessly to provide a voice for its members, and we value your contribution. We’re stronger when we work as a unified group than we are as individuals.

IUOE 139 News & Notes

WI DOT Bid Lettings - January 10th, 2017

POSTED: January 10, 2017

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Highway Construction Bid Lettings occur on the second Tuesday of each month.

2016 PAC Raffle Winners Announced!

POSTED: January 8, 2017

In support of the Union’s State Conduit Political Action Committee, the Operating Engineers Local 139 held its annual raffle featuring firearms and crossbows as prizes today at the Madison General Membership Meeting. Thank you to all who purchased raffle tickets.

New Sticker for all Registered Local 139 Veterans!

POSTED: January 4, 2017

Members who register on the Local 139 website via the Member Portal as honorably discharged from the US Armed services shall receive this hard hat sticker! Those who have registered already shall also receive one!

Accessing the Member Portal

POSTED: December 30, 2016

Local 139's new Member Portal gives members the ability to access and update their information (such as contact information, OOW status, skills levels, etc) online within the portal, updating it in "real-time."

WI DOT Bid Lettings - December 13th, 2016

POSTED: December 29, 2016

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Highway Construction Bid Lettings occur on the second Tuesday of each month.

American Legion Post 139 – A First In The Nation

POSTED: December 20, 2016

Because of the close relationship we have forged with the American Legion and Wisconsin State Adjutant David Kurtz, along with the large number of veterans that we already have in our ranks, we were very proud to apply and be accepted as the very first union American Legion post in the Country.