The OCS is committed to providing information to our labour and management stakeholders to ensure all parties are aware of current bargaining progress and settlements as they occur. This is the 4th edition of our ICI Collective Bargaining Bulletin based on information received by the OCS as of end of day May 29, 2019.

                                  Status of Negotiations / Details of Settlements
Trade Status / Details Ratification
Boilermaker
Bricklayer Tentative Agreement
Carpenter General Carpenter 
Ranges from $2.70 (London) to $3.65 (Toronto)

General Carpenter Board Area 8 ($3.65 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.15
Year 2: $1.30
Year 3: $1.20

Formwork Board Area 8 ($3.75 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.15
Year 2: $1.30
Year 3: $1.30

May 12, 2019
Cement Mason Tentative Agreement
Demolition Tentative Agreement
Electrical $4.05 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.25
Year 2: $1.40
Year 3: $1.40
• Possible post-negotiated wage adjustment of up to $1.00, depending on the settlements reached with the eight comparator trades
• Local areas negotiated meaningful changes to their local agreements
Feb. 13, 2019
Elevator Year 1: $1.00 (1.5%)
Wage formula to determine Year 2 and 3
Ratified
Glazier Tentative Agreement Expected Late May
Insulator $4.05 over 3 years
Year 1:$1.50
Year 2: $1.25
Year 3:$1.30
May 29, 2019
Ironworker
Labourer Tentative Agreement
Millwright $3.98 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.30
Year 2: $1.33
Year 3: $1.35

  • 2% increase to travel and Board
  • 40 hour work week across the province
Ratified
Operating Engineers $4.25 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.50
Year 2: $1.50
Year 3: $1.25
May 14, 2019
Painter
Painter
(Taper Portion)
Toronto ($3.80 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.20
Year 2: $1.20
Year 3: $1.40

Outside Toronto
Varies at lower rate

May 26, 2019
Plasterer $3.10 over 3 years Ratified
Plumber Management presented final offer on May 27.
Union membership vote to be held on May 30.
Precast Local 506 ($3.75 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.25
Year 2: $1.25
Year 3: $1.25
Ratified
Refrigeration Tentative Agreement
Ratified by Management, Labour ratification expected by end of June.
Rodworker Previous tentative agreement voted down
Roofer Toronto Wage Increase
Year 1: $1.50 includes $0.10 in exchange for deletion of the WSIB Bill 162 req’t
Year 2: $1.35
Year 3: $1.35

Ottawa Wage Increase
Year 1: $1.70 * includes $0.10 in exchange for deletion of the WSIB Bill 162 req’t
Year 2: $1.25 *
Year 3: $1.00
*includes contributions to Stabilization Fund, Work Ready Training and Skills Training

Provincial Wage Increase (excluding Toronto and Ottawa)
Year 1: $1.30 includes $0.10 in exchange for deletion of the WSIB Bill 162 req’t
Year 2: $1.15
Year 3: $1.05

Sheet Metal Strike as of May 6
Sprinkler Fitter Tentative Agreement
National agreement, ratification expected by end of June
Steeplejack Tentative Agreement
Ratification expected June 1
Teamster
Tile & Terrazzo
If you have any new information to report on the status of collective bargaining, or the details of new agreements, please contact us.
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or any bargaining status updates to report.

Katherine Jacobs, Director of Research
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