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

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Hours

POSTED: November 22, 2017

The offices of Operating Engineers Local 139 will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

TECHNOLOGY - - Drone & GPS Mapping

POSTED: November 22, 2017

Training Center Instructor Ken Bork compacts clay on the Waushara County Fairgrounds tractor-pulling track in Wautoma on Nov. 14.

Retired Operator Returns to Work While Fighting Cancer

POSTED: November 21, 2017

60-year union member has worked for four generations of the Kraemer family.

Union-Made in America Thanksgiving

POSTED: November 20, 2017

Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check this list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast.

WI DOT Bid Lettings – November 14th, 2017

POSTED: November 16, 2017

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

Democratic Candidate for Governor Mahlon Mitchell

POSTED: November 14, 2017

Mahlon Mitchell, president of Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, announces his run for Governor in 2018.