This information is updated on the first and third Monday of each month. The same message is available on Local 697's  space on the International's "Construction Jobs Board"  on the International's Website.  also, see links.

Updated on first and third Mondays of each month.

 As an important note, The Local 697 Business office has moved to a new location at 7200 Mississippi St., Suite 200, Merrillville Indiana.

November 16, 2015. The work opportunities have begun to pick up across the lakefront. We do not have any major projects on tap that are long in duration before the end of the year. The work at US Steel and Arcelor Mittal are a few weeks in duration and should wrap up before Thanksgiving. The 14 day or less outage work in the Steel industry is getting into book II frequently. At this time some of the permanent calls are also getting into Book II. To date 90 on book I; 239 available on book II.

Sign-in 7:30 -4:45 M,T,Th,Fri, 7:30-4:45 Wed; Re-sign from the 10-16th of the first month of each quarter. Jan,April,July Oct. Jobs update daily on our Website:  ..Note: 3 turndown rule is in effect. If you are registered on the Out of Work list, you can bid on jobs on the website, leave a voice message or you may still call in between 7:30 and 9 am. Please! watch the double booking!


Sign-in 7:30- 4:15 M,T, Th, Fri,  7:30-4:45 Wed; Re-sign between the 10th and 16th of the first month of each quarter . Jan, April, July, Oct. Jobs updated daily on our  Website:      ..Note: 3 Turndown rule is in effect. 
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