Merit provides industry-leading benefits, quality education, and unwavering advocacy to meet the needs of our members.
Enhance your employees’ well-being with portable benefits tailored exclusively for the open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Sharpen your skills and stay competitive at Merit College of Construction. High-quality education and scholarships that encourage a skilled, competitive and robust construction workforce.
As provincial policies continue to shift, we stand firm in our mission to elevate Alberta’s open shop construction industry. Our mission is to develop a regulatory and business environment that not only supports open shop principles, but a spirit of open and transparency in the construction industry as well.
SERVING THOUSANDS OF ALBERTANS
Merit is the only association that provides industry-leading benefits, quality education and unwavering advocacy for Alberta’s open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Merit Contractors Association is a not-for-profit organization that represents and elevates open-shop construction workers and industry partners across Alberta. Like you, we’re proud of our industry. Since 1986, we’ve made it our mission to advance the construction industry and advocate open-shop values. Today, we proudly support 1,300 members who employ over 40,000 hardworking people across Alberta.
We provide our valued members, along with their employees and families, with a wide range of essential services including:
Benefits tailored exclusively for the open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Education and scholarships that encourage a skilled, competitive and robust construction workforce.
Leadership and Advocacy that supports open-shop competition principles, while continuously examining policies and legislation
Programs that increase workforce participation in underrepresented populations in the construction industry.
Is your company in the construction / maintenance / heavy construction industry with a workforce of at least three full-time field employees?
We’re dedicated to the enhanced well-being of our people. Administered by Merit Mercon Benefits, our benefit plans are designed exclusively for Alberta’s construction workers, industry partners, and their families.
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