About CWU

Not Your Traditional Union

Unions have been slow to reinvent themselves for today’s work and for today’s economy. “Us versus Them” is not a model anyone is buying anymore. And the union movement has shrunk considerably over recent decades as a result. The CWU is a Union for today. We are proud to support strong relationships between labour and management. Nowhere is this more critical than in the construction industry where job opportunities are won and lost on the basis of safety, productivity and efficiencies. It takes a team to bid, secure and complete a project. And we are there to support the healthy functioning of that team.

The CWU is proudly Canadian and proudly independent. We work hard to ensure that your Agreement reflects the values of your workplace. There are no “one-size-fits-all” solutions. Our ultimate goal is to support the success of our members by negotiating Agreements that provide great employment opportunities and superior earning potential. Welcome to the CWU!


Extended Health Benefits

Health expenses can really add up when you don't have coverage through a benefit plan. CWU negotiates a health & welfare plan to ensure you and your family are protected. Read more

Employee Assistance Programs

The CWU EAP is a part of your benefit program and gives you access to free, confidential counselling services on a wide range of potential issues or challenges. Read more

Retirement Savings Program

We negotiate contributions into a retirement program that allows you to manage and grow your retirement dollars on your terms. Read more


The CWU’s Education and Training Program provides services to help guide and support members in their careers. Read more


Our dynamic web portal instantly connects members to employers who have the necessary skills and qualifications for a project. Read more



Aldergrove, BC

PO Box 1240

Aldergrove, BC V4W 2V1


Nisku, AB

PO Box 1065

1202 St.

Nisku, AB T9E 7M0