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 2014

  • January 11th and 25th
  • February 8th and 22th
  • March 8th and 29th
  • April 12th and 26th
  • May 10th and 31st  
  • June 14th and 28th
  • July 12th and 26th
  • August 9th and 23rd
  • Sept. 13th and 27th
  • October 11th and 25th
  • November 8th and 22nd
  • December 13th and 20th


Closed In Observance of the Following 2014 Holidays

  • New Year’s Day - January 1st
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 20th
  • Presidents’ Day - February 17th
  • Good Friday - April 18th
  • Memorial Day May 26th
  • Independence Day - July 4th
  • Labor Day - September 1st
  • Thanksgiving – November 27th & 28th
  • Christmas,- December  24th 25th & 26th
  • New Year’s Eve - December 31st
  • New Year’s Day - January 1, 2015