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Illinois Laborers’ & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program

FIND YOUR LOCAL

Visit the ILLaborers.org website and select your county to see which LiUNA local to apply to. Please note, LiUNA does not cover the following counties: Boone, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.

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LOCAL 773

5102 Ed Smith Way,
Marion, IL 62959

Join The Laborers' International Union of North America

Local Union 773 is part of one of the most progressive and diverse locals in the International Union. Laborers' Local 773 is as diverse as the working men and women who come to embody its most cherished principles of strength, pride and justice. Local 773 was born during a time of conflicts and restraints of the American worker. As industries flourished, union members struggled against unsafe working conditions and unfair wages. But in spite of the hardships, Laborers' Local 773 would rise from its most humble beginnings to one of the largest, most diverse and influential Locals in the International.

YOUR GATEWAY TO SUCCESS

ABOUT LiUNA Local 773

On March 11th, 1940 Connell F. Smith was given the charter for Laborers' Local 773 in Cairo, Illinois. By the 1970's and early 80's Local 773 extended our representation to workers of public and private industries including employees of government and municipal work, healthcare, bus drivers, food service, universities, printers, industrial employees, administrative, schools and railroad maintenance taking our representation to a nationwide level.
12th Largest Local Union in the international
Providing representation for over 80 years

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS

How to Become a Member of the LiUNA Local 773

Apply for membership through the apprenticeship program.

Applications are accepted on the first Tuesday of each month. The online application can be found at illaborers.org and they must be submitted between 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you’d rather submit a paper application, those can be picked up at the union hall, between 10 a.m. and noon on the first Tuesday of each month.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicant must apply in person
Must be 18 years of age at the time of application.
High School Graduate or GED Certificate
Physically able to perform the work of the trade
A reading, understanding, writing, and communicating ability, that would enable the applicant to perform the tasks of the CCL in
a safe manner and comprehend the subject matter taught, in English only, in related training.
AGE & EDUCATION
You must be at least 18 years old and hold a High School Diploma or GED.
APPLYING
Applications are accepted on the first Tuesday of each month
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
Possess a valid Illinois driver's license and be eligible to work in the U.S.
HEALTH & FITNESS
Be physically capable of performing manual trade work and submit to a drug screening.
DRUG TESTING SHALL BE REQUIRED UPON ACCEPTANCE INTO PROGRAM
Within ten (10) days of date of application, applicant must submit the following to Fund Office:
Birth Certificate or documentation showing proof of age.
High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
Transcript of grades (High School, GED Scores, College-if applicable).
Military transfer or discharge - if in the military.
References - OPTIONAL: Two (2) favorable references from: Associated General Contractors members, other signatory contractors, or Laborer Local Business Managers will be accepted.
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HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted on the first Tuesday of each month. The program includes both classroom and on-the-job training, and apprentices are paid a progressively increasing schedule of wages. The overall goal of the apprenticeship program is to develop highly trained, safe and knowledgeable dedicated professionals.
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Apply for the apprenticeship program in person at the Laborer Local 773 Union Hall or online at illaborers.org
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Following application, candidates are notified by mail about the interview process.
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Post-interview, successful candidates are placed on an eligible list and contacted for enrollment as apprentices become available.

GET IN TOUCH

For more detailed information and specific inquiries, you can visit the LIUNA Local 773 website or contact them directly.
5102 Ed Smith Way,
Marion, IL 62959
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