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Machinists Ratify New Deal with Bolger Steel!

June 8, 2012

Cornwall, ON - Members of IAM Local Lodge 412 have ratified a new collective agreement with Ray Bolger Steel Fabrication Limited.

The four-year agreement provides wage increases of 3 per cent in the first year bringing the average wage to $27.81/hour, 2 per cent in the second year and 3 per cent in the third and fourth years respectively. Other agreement highlights include:
* Implementation of new 4 day - 10 hour/day shift
* Employer pension contribution increases to $1.00/hour in the second year of the agreement

The nine members are certified welders who manufacture Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Distillation Columns, Evaporators, Chemical Reactors, Storage Tanks and Reboilers. The members have the certification, procedures and experience to work with a variety of alloys including Carbon Steel, Duplex Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Inconel and Titanium. Ray Bolger Steel Fabrication Limited is part of the LaFramboise Group of Companies.

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, healthcare and defense related industries.

For more information contact:
Bill Shipman
Grand Lodge Representative
Phone: 705-799-2889
Cell: 705-875-7206
Website: IAMAW.CA

Bill Trbovich
Communications Director
Phone: 416-386-1789 ext#6331
Cell: 416-735-9765
Website: IAMAW.CA

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