September 3, 2019

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 8th edition of our ICI Collective Bargaining Bulletin based on information received by the OCS as of the end of day August 29, 2019. Currently, 25 trades have ratified agreements and 1 trade is continuing to bargain.
 
New information in this Bulletin is highlighted with red type.

 

Status of Negotiations / Details of Settlements
Trade Status / Details Ratification
Boilermaker Year 1:  2.2% – Effective July 28, 2019
Year 2:  2.2%
Year 3:  2.2%
Ratified
Bricklayer Ranges from $3.30 to $3.45 over 3 years June 4, 2019
Carpenter General Carpenter – $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 $3.60 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.20
Year 2: $1.20
Year 3: $1.20
June 1, 2019
Demolition $4.25 over 3 years (on Local 506 Operator’s Rate)
Year 1: $1.25
Year 2: $1.50
Year 3: $1.50

  • Full Provincial mobility
  • 3 employers to 1 union name hiring
  • Common Provincial labour classifications
May 22, 2019
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 Toronto/Ottawa – $3.40 over 3 years (6.3%) 
Year 1: $1.00
Year 2: $1.15
Year 3: $1.25Rest of Province (6%)
May 27, 2019
Insulator $4.05 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.50
Year 2: $1.25
Year 3: $1.30
May 29, 2019
Ironworker $4.00 over 3 years
Year 1:  $1.40 – Effective September 1, 2019
Year 2:  $1.30
Year 3:  $1.30
August 26, 2019
Labourer Waiting on Local Area wage schedules Ratified
Millwright $3.98 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.30
Year 2: $1.33
Year 3: $1.35
Ratified
Operating Engineers $4.25 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.50
Year 2: $1.50
Year 3: $1.25
May 14, 2019
Painter 6% divided equally over 3 years (for both Commercial and Industrial) August 19, 2019
Painter 
(Taper Portion)
Toronto ($3.80 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.20
Year 2: $1.20
Year 3: $1.40Outside Toronto
Varies at lower rate
May 26, 2019
Plasterer Ranges from $3.20 to $3.75 over 3 years Ratified
Plumber 6.7% (average) increase over 3 years

  • No major language changes
June 10, 2019
Precast Local 506 ($3.75 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.25
Year 2: $1.25
Year 3: $1.25
Ratified
Refrigeration Province-wide Wage Increase (6.54% over 3 years)

Year 1: 2.25%
Year 2: 2.15%
Year 3: 2.00%

June 30, 2019
Rodworker $3.60 over the 3 years June 25, 2019
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: $1.35Ottawa 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 TrainingProvincial Wage Increase (excluding Toronto & 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
May 7, 2019
Sheet Metal Province-Wide Wage Increase ($4.05 over 3 years)
Year 1: $1.25
Year 2: $1.40
Year 3: $1.40Toronto Regional Allowance: $0.50
Ottawa Regional Allowance: $0.35Strike ended June 28
July 8, 2019
Sprinkler Fitter National agreement ratified
Finalizing language and production of wage schedules
Ratified
Steeplejack $4.50 over 3 years
Year 1: $2.50
Year 2: $1.00
Year 3: $1.00

  • One time $400 signing bonus
June 1, 2019
Teamster $3.00 over 3 years
Year 1: $1.00
Year 2: $1.00
Year 3: $1.00
Ratified
Tile & Terrazzo
If you have any new information to report on the status of collective bargaining, or the details of new agreements, please let us know.