National Labour Relations Committee



The four pipeline craft unions are the Laborers International Union of North America, the International Union of Operating Engineers, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada.

There are presently twelve collective agreements administered by the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada that cover the type of work performed by Members of the Association in Canada.


Canadian Pipeline Advisory Council 

The Canadian Pipeline Advisory Council is a co-operative joint labour/management group of senior pipeline craft union representatives and Officers of the Association.  The Council meets to discuss issues that affect the pipeline construction industry as a whole, and under the auspices of the Council, a Pipeline Industry Grievance Panel is available to settle disputes that arise from time to time between the parties.


Pipeline Agreements for Canada

Convenient binders of these agreements are available for purchase. These binders can be ordered using the PLCAC Publications Order Form.


Pipeline Agreements for Canada are also available for download to contractor members and their labour partners. To download, please enter user name and your password for access.  


If you have any technical difficulties, please contact PLCAC at 905-847-9383 or Please note that Usernames and Passwords are case sensitive.

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