Wisconsin Laborer's District Council
Wages and Benefits

Wages and Benefits

Higher wages ...
There are many benefits to being a Union Laborer. Perhaps the most visible and immediate is pay.

On average, a union Laborer in the state of Wisconsin can expect to earn between 30% and 50% more an hour than a non-union worker performing the same type of work. That figure does not include health and pension benefits.

Health Care . . .
Another benefit for members is family health care coverage. Laborers' Health Care includes coverage for:

  • Hospitalization
  • Prescription Drug program
  • Chiropractic
  • Home Health Care
  • Dental
  • Accident & Sickness Benefit
  • Vision
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Hearing Aid
  • Death Benefit

Retirement Security . . .
Nearly 2,000 retirees and many more spouses count on Laborers Pension Funds to provide economic security long into retirement. Laborer pension plans are defined benefit plans. That means the benefit provided remains stable through-out your retirement.

Life Insurance . . .
Another benefit to members is Laborers Health and Pension funds provide life insurance coverage for qualified active members, and reduced benefits to qualified retired members.

Need More Information on Wage Rates?
  Click here to view a listing of Laborer Agreements and view wage rates by type of work and area.