Collective Agreement Local 793
Collective Agreement Local 793
The agreement applies to operators who work on cranes and heavy equipment on construction sites across the province and who participate in activities such as steel construction and mechanical installations, foundation piles, Caisson boreholes and excavations, construction and surveying. Tags: Provincial Convention, ratification vote The agreement will run from May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019. It provides for an increase in the monetary package of a total amount of $3.95 per hour over a three-year value. Wages increased by $1.35 per hour retroactively to May 27, 2016, $1.30 per hour on May 1, 2017 and $1.30 per hour on May 1, 2018. The agreement also contains many language improvements and travel schedules, room and meals and meals have also been increased. No concessions were made by the union. The payroll is the highest of all occupations in the ICI construction sector. EU members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the agreement at ratification meetings across the province on 9 June 2016. In addition to the monetary package, the agreement contains a language for improving security equipment made available to operators. This was followed by a press release from Local 793 on the ratification of the provincial collective agreement.
OPERATING ENGINEERS RATIFY NEW AGREEMENT WITH CONTRACTORS OAKVILLE - Members of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers have ratified a new three-year provincial collective agreement with contractors. The members of the Union voted overwhelmingly in favour of the agreement [...] The agreement adds a new provision that ensures that employers provide workers with fall-out protection equipment and safety vests. In addition, a new provision has been added that tower hospitals should have appropriate cabin seats, including, but not limited, upholstered seats, armrests and backrests. In the meantime, the agreement contains a new provision that allows regular employees who are engaged in crane and equipment rental work and who have been on the employer`s payroll for six consecutive months or more to be compensated for the annual dues of the Ontario Business College, as well as for obtaining a valid medical report for AZ`s licensing requirements. "We are pleased to have been able to work with our employers to reach an agreement," said Mike Gallagher, Business Manager at Local 793. "Given our overall strong working situation, it was the right deal. We were determined to make a fair offer, and we are sure that was done. OAKVILLE - Members of Local 793 of the International Union of Operator Engineers have ratified a new three-year provincial collective agreement with contractors. Gallagher said an agreement was reached because the union and employers took a mature approach to the discussions and respected each other.
He noted that Ken Williams Jr., President of the Pumping Corporation and President of the Crane Rental Association of Ontario (CRAO), performed on behalf of employers following the death of Ray Goodfellow, former president of the CRAO. Local 793 will stagnate on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. .m at several locations across the province for members working under the provincial collective agreement during a special ratification session. Click here for the official message and meeting places. Click here for the official message and meeting places.