About Local 894



Located in Akron, Ohio, Laborers' LocalUnion No. 894 proudly serves the territorial jurisdiction of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties. Representing approximately 1000 qualified men and women in the Building and Construction trades, utilizing and supplying both Building & Heavy Highway Contractors with committed, skilled, and experienced laborers to over 900 signatory contractors.

Chartered March 9, 1936, Local Union No. 894 is an affiliate of Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO, in Washington, DC. With a membership estimated at 750,000 serving the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, LIUNA will celebrate an outstanding "100 years" April 13, 2003.

Since its inception, Local Union No. 894 has been affiliated with Tri-County Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO.

With ongoing participation, Local Union No. 894 members attend the Drexel J. Thrash Training Center, which offers numerous certified technical classes in the most advantageous programs of our construction industry. A state-of-the-art academic institution, it provides a residential campus facility offering an extensive curriculum.

Laborers' Local Union #894 is one of the first Locals in the State to charter a Retirees Council, remaining in existence since June 17, 1993.

Local #894 union meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30p.m. in our large meeting hall.

The Retirees meet at noon on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Lunch is provided at no charge. Come out and meet some of the other retirees, have lunch and catch up on what some of the other retirees are up to.

Feel free to contact us with any suggestions, comments, or just say HEY!

Office Calendar

Regular Hours: Monday through Friday 6 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Saturdays (specific dates, see below): 8 A.M. – Noon

Saturday Schedule 2015 Closed In Observance of the Following 2015 Holidays
January 31, 2015 New Year’s Day - January 1st
February 28, 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 19th
March 28, 2015 Presidents’ Day - February 16th 
April 25, 2015 Good Friday - April 3rd 
May 30, 2015 Memorial Day May 25th
June 27, 2015 Independence Day - July 3rd
July 25, 2015 Labor Day - September 7th 
August 29, 2015 Thanksgiving – November 26th & 27th
September 26, 2015 Christmas,- December 23rd 24th & 25th 
October 31, 2015 New Year’s Eve - December 31st 
November 21, 2015 New Year’s Day - January 1, 2016
December 19, 2015  

Effective February 1, 2015 Local 894 will no longer be open the 2nd Saturday of the month.
We will only be open the last Saturday of the month as long as a holiday does not fall on
that weekend. If so, the office will be open the previous weekend.