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 - Mt. Pleasant
    Date: Apr 15th 2015 Time: 8:00 pm
    Location: Soaring Eagle Casino - 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
    This meeting will be Skyped to Detroit, Grand Rapids and Marquette. **Nomination of Election Committee will follow immediately after meeting concludes.


  • Release Date: Dec 18th 2014
    Area Meetings
    Reminder: January and February Area Meetings are being specially held to discuss the Health Care (January) and Pension (February) plans. Please bring your spouses and take part in these informal yet informative events. See the membership meeting page for details on dates and locations. All Area Meetings start at 7:00 pm.