Union Dues Rates

Union Dues Rates

You will found below the calculation methods for union dues that employers have to send to the Commission de la construction du Québec with the monthly report. This information was provided by the representative associations. Union dues may be modified by a notice published by the Commission de la construction du Québec.

  • CSD Construction

    50% of hourly rate per week. In addition, the employer must deduct $0.055 per hour worked. 

    In force: June 27, 2004.

  • Conseil provincial du Québec des métiers de la construction (International)

    Local 4 - International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Trades

    Dues: Journeyman: $16, 1st year apprentice: $13, 2nd year apprentice: $14, 3rd year apprentice: $15. These dues will be deducted from the first hour worked in a week or part of week. In addition, the employer must deduct each week $0.025 per hour worked.

    In force: July 1, 2014.

    Local 7 - International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Trades (Ottawa - Hull)

    Dues: $34 per month for journeyman and $0.025 per hour worked. Apprentices: $30 per month and $0.025 per hour worked. Dues deducted by the employer from every worker’s pay the first week worked of every month.

    In force: June 27, 2004. 

    Local 58 - International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers

    Dues: 100% per hour worked deducted on the first hour worked each week according to the wage rate of the journeyman or apprentice insulator + $0.02 per hour worked (Union fund for research on prevention of asbestos-related cancers).

    In force: January 1, 2006. 

    Local 62 - Laborers’ International Union of North America

    Dues: 65% of the hourly rate per week or part of the week. In addition, the employer must withdraw, each week, $0.065 for each hour worked.

    In force: December 26, 2010. 

    Local 71 - United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada

    Dues: $31 per month. These dues will be deducted from employees’ pay by the employer in the first week worked of each month. In addition, the employer shall deduct, each week, 1.75% for each hour worked.

    In force: July 1, 2016.

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    Local 89 - International Union of Elevator Constructors

    Dues: 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year apprentices, 3% of the worker’s hourly rate for all hours paid. 4th year, 5th year apprentices and journeymen, 3% of the mechanic’s hourly rate for all hours paid. The dues of 3% apply to the normal wage rate or the wage rate increased by 50 or 100% when hours are worked at the overtime rate. 

    In force: January 1, 2019.

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    Local 96 - International Union of Elevator Constructors (Hull)

    Dues: $2.10 per hour worked with a minimum of $84 per week. For overtime hours, a contribution of $3.15 per hour is deducted for time-and-a-half and a $4.20 per hour for double time. 

    In force: June 26, 2022. 

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    Local 101 - International Union of Elevator Constructors (Charlesbourg)

    Dues: 3% of the journeyman elevator mechanic hourly rate for each hour worked. These dues apply to the regular wage rate, the time-and-a-half rate, and the double-time rate when the hours worked are overtime hours.

    In force: January 1, 2017.

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    Local 116 - Association provinciale des ferblantiers, couvreurs et métiers connexes

    Dues: For tinsmiths, the rate is 50% of the hourly rate per week plus $0.10 for each hour worked. For roofers, the rate is 50% of the hourly rate per week plus $0.10 for each hour worked with a maximum of 40 hours per week.

    In force: June 27, 2010. 

    Local 134 - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

    Dues: $12.30 per week for journeypersons and $10.05 for apprentices.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 144 - United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada (Montréal)

    Dues: 70% of hourly rate deducted for every week or part of week, for all trade and occupation codes such as 410, 412, 414, 416, 418, 420, 765, 767 and 771. In addition, the employer must also deduct every week $0.055 per hour worked each week.

    In force: July 1, 2015. 

    Local 160 - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

    Dues: $12.30 per week for journeypersons and $10.05 for apprentices.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 271 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, forgers, and Helpers

    Dues: 4.5% of hourly wage paid for each hour worked, with a maximum of 45 hours per week. In addition, each week the employer must deduct $0.03 for each hour worked.

    These dues will be deducted from employees’ pay by the employer each week. For the purpose of union dues, the employer must not include premiums and travel costs in the calculation of salary.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 349 - Syndicat international des peintres et métiers connexes – Local 349

    Dues: 50% of the hourly wage rate per week or part of week worked, calculated on the hourly wage of the journeyman or apprentice, as applicable. In addition, the employer must deduct, each week, $0.05 for each hour worked.

    In force: December 26, 2021. 

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    Local 380 - Resilient flooring layers of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA)

    Dues: $12.30 per week for journeypersons and $10.05 for apprentices.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 500 - United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada

    Dues: 90% of hourly wage rate per week or part of week worked. The employer must also deduct, every week, $0.20 per hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 2017.

     **Attention: Local 500 will be merged with Local 144 as of January 31, 2021 (for the February 2021 monthly report).**

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    Local 527-A - Laborers International Union of North America (Hull)

    Dues: 65% of the worker’s hourly wage per week or part of week. In addition, the employer must deduct every week $0.065 per hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 2016. 

    Local 568 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Montréal)

    For journeyman electricians and linesmen, 75% of one hour worked per week or part of the week, calculated on the hourly rate of a journeyman electrician, as defined in Annex B of the collective agreement in the industrial sector, as well as $0.05 for each hour worked.

    For apprentice electricians: 50% of one hour worked per week or part of the week, calculated on the hourly rate of a journeyman electrician, as defined in Annex B of the collective agreement in the industrial sector, as well as $0.05 per hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 2013. 

    Local 586-4 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Hull)

    The dues for local 586-4 must be eliminated because in January 2008 local 568 of the FIOE obtained complete jurisdiction in Québec. As a consequence, all electricians, apprentices, and linesmen working in Quebec belong to local 568.

    In force: January 1, 2013.

    Local 711 - International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers

    Dues: 3% of the base hourly wage for each hour worked. These dues will be deducted by the employer from employees’ pay each week. For the purpose of union dues, the employer must not include premiums and travel costs in calculation of the wage.

    In force: January 1, 2017.

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    Local 761 - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA)

    Dues: $12.30 per week for journeypersons and $10.05 for apprentices.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 825 - United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada (Sherbrooke)

    Dues: 65% of the hourly rate, deducted each week or part of week worked. In addition, the employer will deduct $0.075 per hour worked.

    In force: December 26, 1999.

    **Attention: Local 825 is amalgamated with Local 144 as of January 1, 2018 (December 31 for monthly report).**


    Local 853 - Association unie des compagnons et apprentis de l’industrie de la plomberie et de la tuyauterie des États-Unis et du Canada

    For journeymen $34 per month and for apprentices $29 per month. These dues will deducted by the employer from employees’ pay in the first week worked of each month. In addition, the employer will have to pay, each week, $0.45 for each hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 2013. 

    Local 905 - International Union of Operating Engineers

    Dues: Crane operator, shovel operator, heavy equipment operator, and truck driver. 60% of the class A journeyman wage rate in the trade or occupation practised by the employee. Heavy equipment mechanic, operator of concrete pump 42 metres and more, and operator of concrete pump under 42 metres, and all other occupations under our jurisdiction. 60% of the journeyman wage rate in the trade or occupation practised by the employee. These dues will be deducted at source by the employer on the first day or part of the day worked of each week. In addition, the employer will deduct at source $0.15 for each hour worked.

    In force: July 1, 2015. 

    Local 929 - Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association

    Dues: 28% of hourly wage rate deducted by the employer each week or part of the week worked, plus $0.035 per hour worked.

    In force: December 29, 2019. 

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    Local 1135 - Syndicat international des peintres et métiers connexes

    Dues: 50% of hourly wage rate per week or part of week worked, calculated on the basis of the hourly rate of the journeyman or apprentice, as the case may be. In addition, the employer must deduct, each week, $0.55 for each hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 2019. 

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    Local 1604 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Alarm Systems and Signalling Sector

    Dues: Each month: $20. Each month: 1% of gross salary and $0.045 per hour worked per month. 

    In force: December 29, 2019 

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    Local 1929 Syndicat international des peintres et métiers connexes – Local 1929

    Dues: 50% of the hourly wage rate per week or part of week worked, calculated on the hourly wage of the journeyman or apprentice, as applicable. 

    In force: June 25, 2017. 

     **Attention: Local 1929 will be merged with Local 349 as of January 31, 2021 (for the February 2021 monthly report).**

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    Local 2182 - Mécanicien industriel–Millwright

    Dues: 2.5% of basic salary rate per hour worked. Dues to be deducted by the employer every week. The employer must also deduct every week $0.02 per hour worked.

    In force: January 1, 1990.

  • CSN-Construction

    $12.00 per week for journeypersons and persons practising an occupation and $10.00 per week for apprentices. 

    In force: December 29, 2019.

     

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  • Fédération des travailleurs du Québec (FTQ-Construction)

    Local 1 - Union des carreleurs et métiers connexes

    For all journeymen, $15.75 per week will be deducted on the first hour worked of the week or part of the week. These dues will be deducted by the employer. For all 1st, 2nd, 3rd period apprentices: $13.75 will be deducted on the first hour worked of the week or part of the week. These dues will be deducted by the employer.

    In force: January 1, 2013.

    Local 3 - Association nationale des travailleurs en réfrigération, climatisation et protection-incendie

    Dues: For all members, 40% of the journeyman’s hourly wage (in compliance with schedules B and B-1 of the collective agreement for the industrial sector) per week or part of week.

    In force: June 27, 2021

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    Local 9 - Fraternité nationale des charpentiers-menuisiers (Local section 9)

    Dues: 50% of one hour worked per week or part of week, calculated on the basis of the hourly rate of the journeyman or apprentice, as the case may be, plus $0.035 per hour.

    In force: January 1, 2012.

    Local 99 - Association nationale des peintres et métiers connexes

    Dues: For all journeymen, $12.70 per week will be deducted from the first hour worked of the week or part of the week. In addition, the employer must deduct $0.12 per hour worked.

    For all 1st period apprentices: $10 per week will be deducted by the employer from the first hour worked of the week or part of the week. 

    For all 2nd and 3rd period apprentices: $10.10 per week will be deducted from the first hour worked or part of the week. In addition, the employer must deduct $0.12 per hour worked.

    In force: June 26, 2022.  

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    Local 100 - Association canadienne des métiers de la truelle

    Dues: Journeymen and occupation, $20.00 per week or part of week worked by the employee. The employer will deduct these dues from the employees’ wages each week, for a maximum of 23 weeks per year. The maximum payment of $460 applies solely to the following trade codes: 110, 140, 200, 370, 372, and 715. Apprentices, $15.00 per week or part of week worked by the employee. The employer will deduct these dues from the employees’ wages each week, for a maximum of 23 weeks per year. The maximum payment of $345 applies solely to the following trade codes: 110, 140, 200, 370, 372.

    Note that the maximum amount payable for employees who become journeymen between January 1st and June 30th of the current year is $460.00; for those who become journeymen between July 1st and December 31st of the current year, the maximum amount payable is $345.00.

    In force: December 30, 2007.

    Local 135 - Monteurs mécaniciens vitriers – Local 135

    Dues: 50% of hourly wage rate per week or part of week. In addition, the employer must deduct $0.05 for each hour worked every week.

    In force: July 1, 2016.

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    Local 618 - Association nationale des travailleurs en tuyauterie et calorifugeurs

    Dues: 90% of the hourly wage rate for each week or part of a week. These dues are deducted by the employer from the workers’ weekly salaries. In addition, the employer must deduct $0.055 for each hour worked every week.

    In force: January 1, 2017.

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    Local 777 - Fraternité nationale des poseurs d’acier d’armature

    Dues : $22 per week for journeyperson and $20 per week for apprentice.

    In force : June 28, 2020 

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    Local 791 - Union des opérateurs de machinerie lourde, Local section 791

    Dues: 65% of one hour worked per week or part of week, calculated on the hourly rate of the heavy equipment operator, class AA in compliance with the labour agreement of the Civil Engineering and Roads sector (appendix D, schedule 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.). In addition, the employer must deduct $0.10 per hour worked each week, for all the family of trades or occupations represented by the Union des opérateurs de machinerie lourde, Local 791.

    In force: July 1, 2012. 

    Local 791G - Union des opérateurs grutiers, Local section 791G

    Dues: For all members, two and a half hours worked per month, calculated on the basis of the hourly rate of the class A cranemanbased on the collective agreement for the institutional and commercial sector (appendix C). The employer will deduct these dues from the employees’ wages the first week or part of week worked each month. The employer must also deduct every week $0.10 for each hour worked. 

    In force: January 1, 2006. 

    Local 1675 - Linemen

    Merged on January 1, 1990, with the Fraternité interprovinciale des ouvriers en électricité (F.I.P.O.E.). See F.I.P.O.E. 

    Local 1676 - Fraternité provinciale des ouvriers en électricité (monteurs de lignes)

    Dues: For all members, 55% of one hour worked, calculated on the hourly rate of a lineman, 1st class, as defined in Appendix E1 of the collective agreement for the civil engineering and roadwork sector. These dues will be deducted at source by the employer each week or part of the week. In addition, the employer will deduct at source, each week, $0.05 for each hour worked.

    In force: December 27, 2009. 

    Local 1981 - Association nationale des mécaniciens industriels

    Dues: 2.5% of basic salary rate deducted for each hour worked. The employer must also deduct every week $0.03 per hour worked.

    In force: June 28, 1992. 

    Local 2016 - Syndicat interprovincial des ferblantiers et couvreurs

    Dues: For the trade of tinsmith, 50% of the hourly rate per week or part of the week, plus $0.02 per hour worked per week or part of the week. For the trade of roofer, 38% of the hourly rate per week or part of the week, plus $0.03 per hour worked per week or part of the week.

    In force: January 1, 2014. 

    Local 2366 - Fraternité nationale des poseurs de systèmes intérieurs, revêtements souples et parqueteurs-sableurs (section Locale 2366)

    Dues: For the interior system applicators, carpenter-joiners, hardwood floor layers, and resilient floor layers, 50% of the employee’s hourly rate per week or part of week. In addition, the employer will deduct $0.035 per hour worked each week.

    In force: January 1, 2012. 

    Local AMAQ - Association des métiers de l’acier du Québec

    Dues : $22 per week for journeyperson, $16 per week for 1st year apprentice, $18 per week for 2nd year apprentice and $20 per week for 3rd year apprentice,

    In force : June 28, 2020

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    AMI Association des manoeuvres interprovinciaux

    Dues: 80% of one hour worked per week or part of week.In force: June 28, 1998.

    FIPOE - Fraternité interprovinciale des ouvriers en électricité Electricians, journeymen and apprentices – Elevator mechanics, journeymen and apprentices – Linemen and all workers registered in schedules E1, E2 and E3 of the collective agreement of the civil engineering sector:

    Dues: 55% of one hour worked, calculated on the hourly rate of the journeyman electrician as defined in Schedule B of the collective agreement of the industrial sector. These dues will be deducted by the employer each week or part of week. In addition, the employer will deduct $0.05 per hour worked each week.

    In force: June 28, 1998. 

    Security systems installer:

    Dues: 55% of one hour worked, calculated on the hourly rate of the journeyman security systems installer, as defined in Schedule B of the collective agreement of the industrial sector. These dues will be deducted by the employer each week or part of week. In addition, the employer will deduct $0.05 per hour worked each week.

    In force: June 28, 1998. 

    FTQ–Construction - For boiler makers, boiler maker–welders, and all apprentices

    Dues: Twice the hourly wage rate per month deducted in the first week of work, and $0.15 per hour worked per week. In force: January 1, 2006.

    For steel erectors, steel erector–welders, and all apprentices

    Dues: 50% of the journeyman wage rate for each week or part of a week. These dues are deducted each week by the employer from the employees’ pay. In addition, each week the employer must deduct $0.15 for each hour worked.

    In force: December 31, 2006

  • Syndicat québécois de la construction (SQC)

    $12.70 per week for journeymen and occupation workers, $10.10 for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th period apprentices, and $9.95 for 1st period apprentices.

    In force: June 26, 2022.

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