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 2018 Closed In Observance of the Following 2018 Holidays
January 29, 2019 New Year’s Day - January 1
February 23, 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 21
March 30, 2019 Presidents’ Day - February 18
April 27, 2019 Good Friday - April 19 
May 18, 2019 Memorial Day - May 27
June 29, 2019 Independence Day - July 4th
July 27, 2019 Labor Day - September 2 
August 24, 2019 Thanksgiving – November 28 & 29
September 28, 2019 Christmas - December 24, 25, & 26 
October 26, 2019 New Year’s Day - January 1, 2020
November 23, 2019  
December 21, 2019  

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.