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

2017 Holiday Gun Raffle

POSTED: September 19, 2017

In support of the Union’s State Conduit Political Action Committee, the Operating Engineers Local 139 is holding its annual raffle featuring firearms and a crossbow as prizes. Tickets go on sale on Saturday, October 14th at the Altoona General Membership Meeting!

Pay Dues Annually Now & Get 1 Month Free!

POSTED: September 15, 2017

Pay your annual dues now & receive one month free!! Active 139 members pay $275 annually, retirees pay $110. Retirees who retired after Nov. 1, 2013 it's $165. When members pay annually by October 31st they receive one month free.

Vice President/Training Director Dan Sperberg Awarded Educator of the Year

POSTED: September 15, 2017

The Daily Reporter will honor this year’s Newsmakers of the Year and at a dinner awards event on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee including Educator of the Year Dan Sperberg, Training Director of Wisconsin Operating Engineers Training Center.

WI DOT Bid Lettings – September 12th, 2017

POSTED: September 13, 2017

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

Labor Day 2017 Festivities - Photo Gallery

POSTED: September 5, 2017

Check out our Labor Day events throughout the state!

Make A Difference - Rebuild USA

POSTED: September 1, 2017

ReBuild USA is facing these 21st century challenges head on by advocating for modernizing and repairing roads, bridges, airports, and water systems. Join them before it’s too late.