Local 103 Working Agreement

The company must negotiate in good faith with the union to reach an agreement. 99% of the period during which a contract is concluded with the company. A union is an organization dedicated to the representation of the individual. It creates a real sense of democracy in our private enterprise system and in our business-oriented economy; It represents the interest of the individual when the interest of the business is in conflict or does not take into account the interest of the company; it represents public or public employees when they try to apply industrial democracy to its jobs and working conditions. A union may promise workers the right to represent someone in matters with which they disagree with the company. It may also promise to act as a representative of collective agreements in all matters relating to wages, hours and conditions of employment. The review shows that the promises made by the unions are being kept. In recent years, some 150.00 collective agreements have been concluded, affecting more than 18 million workers, and less than 2% of them have been affected by strikes. As a result, collective bargaining was successful in more than 98% of cases. Local 103, IBEW has not had a strike against our signatory employers since 1926. The union will not make any promises to you on a subject that it will not be able to keep. Although nothing is automatic, the success of union negotiations is obvious. It has already been mentioned that 150,000 collective agreements have been concluded in recent years and that most workers` issues have been respected.

Below, you will find relevant sections of collective agreements between the organization and management, as these agreements provide supplements to the department when setting current rates of pay. According to M.G.L.c. 149, p. 26 “… The rate per hour of wages paid to these mechanics and apprentices, the number of employees, drivers and workers in the construction of public works should not be less than the rate to be set by the Commissioner or the rates of pay, since the following are provided…. In one of the cities where work is to be built, in certain occupations, collective agreements or agreements in the private construction sector between organized work and employers have set a wage rate or rate of pay to be paid for such work, not below the fixed rates. Iron WorkerIron Workers Local 7 Boston (09-15-2022)Iron Workers Local 7 – Western, MA (9-15-2012) Original CBAIron Workers Local 7 – Western, MA (9-15-2017)Iron Workers Local 12 (4-30-2015)Ironworkers Local 37 – (9-15-21) The only guarantees in life are death and taxation. The union can and the employer cannot guarantee the safety of the job to anyone; However, workers represented by trade unions have in the past enjoyed greater job security. Asbestos AgreementsAsbestos Local 6 – Insulators (8-31-2020)Asbestos Remover Pipes & Tanks Local 6 (5-31-2021) Laborers Zone 1 & 2 (5-31-2020)Laborers Local 596, 999 Building and Site (Western) (5-31-2020Laborers Local 473 – Building & Site, Pittsfield (5-31-2017) Cement Mason PlastererCement Masons Local 534 (6-30-2020) Plumber, Pipefitter, Gasfitter, and SteamfitterLocal 4 Plumbers/Pipefitters (8-31-2022)Plumbers Local 12 (8-31-2017)(Updated 9-1-13)Plumbers/Pipefitters Local 51 (8-31-2016)Local 537 Pipefitters Mechanical (8-31-2021)Local 537 Pipefitters Refrigeration (8-31-2021)Plumber/Pipefitter Agreement Local 104 (9-16-2024) LaborerLaborers – Foundation and Marine (5-31-2017)Laborer`s Heavy Highway CBA (5-31-2022)Laborers – Statewide Tunnel Contract (5-31-2017)Laborers Local 1421 – Wrecking/Environmental Remediation (6-30-2020) No. It is against the law that a company closes just because a union is elected. Local 537 Refrigeration Tube Grill ( 8-31-2017) Nr. Such acts would be discriminatory and would not have been authorized by trade unions, either by law or by trade unions.

ElevatorElevator Constructor Local 4 (7-8-2022)Elevator Constructor Local 41 (7-8-2022) No.

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