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Outside Line Construction

The Construction Labour Relations Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Inc. (CLRA), incorporated in 1973, is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all unionized employers, employing unionized trades persons engaged in the commercial and industrial sector of the construction industry in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. That includes our Local Union outside construction members as they work for unionized signatory employers in the line construction business throughout the province.

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Locke’s Electrical Limited

Since the 1970s, 1620 Electrical Workers has been proudly supplying highly trained, very productive and safe construction members to Locke’s Electrical Limited. Today, Locke’s Electrical Limited has grown into a multi-sector construction company after having constructed health and education facilities, airports, power lines, transmission lines and substations. With offices in Mount Pearl, Corner Brook, Labrador City, Southern Harbour, and a satellite office in New Brunswick, Locke’s has full provincial coverage and has recently expanded into Atlantic Canada. Their dedicated staff, including our 1620 outside construction members who work with them through the Construction Labour Relations Agency (CLRA), share values that unite them, giving their many clients the confidence to both trust and do business with Locke’s Electrical.

Why work with 1620 Electrical Workers?

Representing the Best

Our membership represents the industry’s best and can be characterized by the utmost quality and workmanship that each brings to their work. Their dedication to excellence in training, safety, and professionalism in all they do is a hallmark of the relationship between 1620 Electrical Workers members and employers throughout the industry. 1620 Electrical Workers is a modern Union with a proven mega-project ready professional force that faces every task with integrity, efficiency, and innovation.

The Current, Collaborative Choice

Partnering with 1620 Electrical Workers ensures a modern workforce that’s fitted with the highest standards of training, safety, and efficiency. We bring our commitment to respectful partnerships, labour relations, and dispute resolution to every new project we undertake, including yours. We know that mutually beneficial partnerships are the future of our industry – for getting the job done safely, on time, and on budget.

Industry’s Choice

Employers look to 1620 Electrical Workers for collaborative, quality work that’s completed on time, on budget, and done right the first time – and our members deliver! We are constantly proactive in promoting the professionalism and value of our membership to prospective employers. Following the IBEW Code of Excellence, they know our members have the training, skills, and stellar safety records to ensure each and every job is completed at the highest level of quality.

  • Expertly Trained Workforce
  • Mega-project Experience
  • Partnership-Focused Approach
  • Excellent Safety Record


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Expertly Trained Workforce