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. 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 […] EU members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the agreement at ratification meetings across the province on 9 June 2016. 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. The Committee will appoint an advisor to prepare the mandate. It will be submitted to the provincial government as part of upcoming consultations on Ontario`s new long-term energy plan. EU members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the agreement at ratification meetings across the province on 9 June 2016. 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 includes numerous language improvements and travel plans, rooms 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. The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 (IUOE Local 793), welcomes Baffinland`s decision to conclude and negotiate a fair and reasonable partnership agreement on mutual benefits. For more information about IUOE Local 793, please visit our website at iuoeLocal793.org. Tags: Provincial Convention, ratification vote In addition to the monetary package, the agreement contains a language to improve the security equipment available to operators.