Local 324's Mission Statement

To anticipate for, and capitalize on the ever-changing economic, social, political and legal challenges facing our union; to provide an unmatched level of services to members through a dedicated, loyal team of professionals.
Local 324's Value Proposition
Members will provide a fair day’s work, bringing unsurpassed Unity, Pride and Productivity to the job-site while performing safely.
Operating Engineers, Local 324 is a growing, dynamic enterprise. With membership throughout the entire state of Michigan, this Local Union continues to present new opportunities for its members.
Today’s Local 324 is a blend of the all-important, traditional heavy equipment operators who represent us daily in the building and construction market, along with a growing Shop Division membership and numerous public entities that have sought Local 324 representation.  With the collective efforts of our Stationary Division, we also add a multitude of equipment maintenance, public school and health care workers. Together, our collective membership prides itself on being leaders in today’s Michigan organized labor market.  
We are glad you chose this opportunity to visit us...feel free to read more about our current and future plans to help Michigan’s economy and our members’ livelihoods!



Upcoming Meetings

  • General Membership Meeting - Detroit
    Date: Sep 17th 2014 Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: 1550 Howard St., Detroit, MI 48216
    This meeting will be Skyped to Freeland, Marquette and Grand Rapids.


  • Release Date: Aug 26th 2014
    Mackinac Labor Day - CHANGE OF LOCATION
    Due to the Wawatom Park Water Tower renovation project running behind schedule, the park will be closed on Labor Day! We will have to move the Labor Day picnic to the following location: Alexander Henry Park located just east of 520 E Huron St, Mackinaw City. The park is just straight north of the Super 8 motel.