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➤ How will the W/CWA AGC Agreement affect different crafts or contracts?

  • Wall and Ceiling (EIS)
  • The benefits negotiated in the AGC master agreement are binding to the Wall and Ceiling Agreement. The Wall and Ceiling Agreement is up for bargaining next year. Fringe benefits (pension and healthcare) will be taken off the raises that the Wall and Ceiling carpenters just received on June 1st.  Note: Only H&W and Pension Increases not Training (already figured)
  • The Wall and Ceiling Agreement is not subject to any part of the AGC master agreement aside from benefits.
  • MEA (Millwright Employers Association) is based on fringe benefits and percentage of the pay scale in the W/CWA AGC Agreement
  • The Hanford Site Stabilization Agreement reflects the Wages and a portion of the benefits for the Millwright Classification
  • The Eastern Washington Northern Idaho Area Master Agreement reflects the Wages and a portion of the benefits for the Millwright Classification
  • Scaffold Agreement is based on fringe benefits and percentage of the pay scale in the W/CWA AGC Agreement
  • Floorlayer Master Agreement is based on wages and fringe benefits. 
  • All PLA’s & CWA’s in Western Washington that keep current or Prevailing Wages updated annually in September & March are based on wages and fringe benefits negotiated in the W/CWA AGC Agreement.
  • Oregon Diver’s Addendum for Divers & Tenders is based on 90% of the hourly rate in the W/CWA AGC Agreement 
  • Public Sector groups which use Maintenance Carpenter wage rates such as Tacoma School District, Shoreline School District, Washington Athletic Club, Washington State Convention Center, Port of Seattle, and Woodland Park Zoo, Union Square One are all derived from a percentage of the W&CWA AGC Master Agreement. 

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