IAMAW Canada News -Machinists Ink New Deal for Mississauga City Employees!

Mississauga, ON – The 45 members of IAMAW Local Lodge 1922 have a new four-year collective agreement with the City of Mississauga.

“This was a very tough round of bargaining with this employer considering the current climate of cost reductions in public services,” explained IAMAW District Lodge 78 Business Representative Derek Ferguson.

The agreement provides wage increases of 2 per cent in the first year retroactive to April 1, 2011, and 2 per cent in the second, third and fourth years respectively. The new agreement also provides for improvements to benefits and contract language.

The members, consisting of electricians, custodians and tradesmen work in the Facilities and Property Management Division of the Corporate Services Department of the City of Mississauga. They provide equipment and building maintenance at Mississauga City Hall and the Mississauga Living Arts Centre.

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.

 

For further information:
Derek Ferguson – IAMAW District Lodge 78 Business Representative
416-225-9003/519-807-3106
Bill Trbovich – IAMAW Director of Communications
416-386-1789 ext #6331/416-735-9765

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