Maple Ridge Chrysler Inks Deal with Machinists!
October 20, 2010
For Immediate Release
Vancouver BC Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 1857 have ratified a new collective agreement with Maple Ridge Chrysler.
The three-year agreement provides wage increases of 2 per cent in the second and third year. The most significant gain in this agreement is the implementation of the IAM-Labour Management Pension Fund starting in June 2011, said IAMAW District Lodge 250 Business Representative Andrew Tricker. Pension contributions in the second year of the agreement will range from $ .57 per hour to $1.26 per hour depending upon job and wage classification and $ .60 per hour to $1.29 in the third year. Other agreement high lights include:
Orthodontics coverage now included in benefits
Company will now pay 50 per cent of the cost of rain gear uniforms to a maximum of $200.00
Annual tool allowance for the purchase or repair of pneumatic air tools increased to $100.00
The 17 members include Journeypersons, Apprentices, Tower Operators, General Service Specialists, Lubrication Technicians, Detailers and Parts Department staff. The IAMAW represents workers at more than 35 auto dealerships on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland of British Columbia.
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IAMAW District Lodge 250
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