About Us

Iron Workers Local Union 8 was chartered in 1901 as the eighth subordinate office of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Local 8's jurisdiction spans more than 500 miles over 38 counties.

In addition to its headquarters Local 8 also has two sub-offices to support its member demographic in Appleton, Wisconsin and Marquette, Michigan. Local 8 proudly serves over 1500 members and over 100 employers. Local 8 has an impressive record of hard work and proud achievements.

Iron Workers Local No. 8 Mission Statement

The mission of Local 8, Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers is to establish and maintain an organization which identifies and accesses all necessary resources.

This ensures maximum membership employment opportunities that, through collective bargaining means, secures the highest possible standard of hourly wages, fringe benefits and working conditions.

Our members’ daily work skills and efforts reflects the highest standard of industry training, knowledge and practice of safety and job-site productivity. Iron Workers Local 8's leadership shall assure comprehensive and equitable representation of its members and protection of its entire marketplace.