Trent Wotherspoon receives unanimous endorsement of Saskatchewan Building Trades Council

October 18, 2017

Today, NDP leadership candidate Trent Wotherspoon welcomed the unanimous support of the members of the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council.

"Trent has been working to support workers and families for more than a decade," said Dion Malakoff, Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council. "He knows that there is a need to restore balance to labour legislation in Saskatchewan, and he knows that standing up for workers' rights and human rights will help make our province work for everyone."

"I'm so honoured to welcome the support of the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council," said Wotherspoon. "These are the workers who literally build our province, and I'm so thrilled to have their support as we work to build a more inclusive economy.”

The unions affiliated with the Saskatchewan Building Trades Council are:

  • L.I.U.N.A., Local 180
  • International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental & Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local 771
  • International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 119
  • International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local 555
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 529
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 2038
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 17
  • Millwrights, Local 1021
  • International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 870
  • Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons, Local 222
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association, Local 296
  • United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters, Local 179
  • Teamsters, Local 395
  • Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1


For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Mitchell Bonokoski