Machinists ratify with Bombardier CTM!
May 16, 2011
For Immediate Release
Montral, QC Members of IAMAW Local Lodge 1758 have ratified a new collective agreement with BOMBARDIER CTM.
The six-year agreement provides wage increases of 2 per cent in each year from 2012 to 2015 respectively, 2.5 per cent in 2016 and 2.75 per cent in 2017. Other agreement high lights include:
Increased vacation time beginning in 2014
Implementation of Flexible Time
Creation of a position for the Employees Aid Program
Creation of a position of Health and Safety Representative
Increase of shift premium to $ .80 per hour in 2012, $ .85 per hour in 2014
Cell Lead Hand premium increased to $1.25 per hour
The 45 members manufacture aviation tubing for such aircraft as the Bombardier C-Series commercial airliner. They ratified the agreement by a margin of 86.8 per cent.
IAMAW, among the largest industrial trade unions in North America, represents more than 700,000 active and retired members, and administers more than 5,000 contracts in transportation, woodworking, aerospace, manufacturing and defense related industries.
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IAMAW District Lodge 11
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