Wages & Benefits

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MASTER BUILDING AGREEMENT—AREA I (AGC Association Members)

Effective June 1st, 2017
Classification Wage
1.(A). All cranes listed in 1.(A)1. with CCO certification $44.61
1.(A)1. Cranes, tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of over 100 tons or cranes, tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes and derricks with boom, leads, and/or jib lengths measuring 176 feet or longer, self-erecting tower cranes with a lifting capacity of over 4,000 lbs., all cranes with boom dollies, boring machines (directional), master mechanic or foreman. There will be a wage increase of the higher of $.50 per 100 ton or per 100 feet of boom (or any portion thereof) for the length of boom over 200 feet or lifting capacity of the crane over 200 tons to a maximum of 300 tons or 300 feet. Thereafter an increase of $.01 per foot or ton whichever is greater will be applied. $44.11
1.(B). All cranes listed in 1.(B)1. with CCO certification $44.11
Cranes, tower cranes, portable tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes, and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of 100 tons or under or cranes, tower cranes, portable tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes, and derricks with boom leads and/or jib lengths measuring 175 feet or under, backhoes (excavators) 130,000 lbs. and over, caisson rigs, pile drivers, boring machines (vertical or horizontal), versi-lifts, tri-lifts, and strand jacks, gantrys (20,000 pounds and over). $43.61
1.(C). All cranes listed in 1.(C)1. with CCO certification $43.61
1.(C)1. Backhoes (excavators) under 130,000 lbs., self-erecting tower cranes with a lifting capacity of 4,000 lbs. and under, traveling cranes (bridge type), skid rigs, dredge operator, mechanic, concrete pumps (over 46 meter), concrete paver (over 27E), concrete spreader and distributor, forklift/telehandler (machinery moving/steel erection), hydro-blaster (10,000 psi and over). All special project telehandlers (refer to Article VII section 7.11(E)) $43.11
2. Material hoists, stack hoists, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic backhoe, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic crane (5 tons or under), hoist (tuggers, 5 ton & over), hydro-excavators/ daylighters, concrete pumps (46 meter and under), rotec type conveyors, tractor (over 40 h.p.) bulldozer (over 40 h. p.), endloader over (40 h.p.), motor patrol, scraper operator, sideboom, straddle carrier, welder, bituminous plant and paver operator, roller (over 5 tons), rail leveling machine (railroad), tie placer, tie extractor, tie tamper, stone leveler, rotary drill operator and blaster, percussion drill operator, air track drill and/or hammers, gantrys (under 20,000 lbs.), trencher (wheel type or chain type having over 8-inch bucket), milling machine, un-licensed off-road material haulers $42.42
3. Backfiller, concrete auto breaker (large), concrete finishing machines (road type), roller (rubber-tired), concrete batch hopper, concrete conveyor systems, grout pumps, concrete mixers (14S or over), screw type pumps and gypsum pumps, tractor, bulldozer, endloader (under 40 h.p.), trencher (chain type having bucket 8-inch and under), industrial locomotives, rollers (under 5 tons), stump grinder/chipper (large), timber shear, processor, timber equipment, firemen (pile drivers and derricks), personnel hoist, telehandlers (over 8,000 lbs.), robotic tool carrier with or without attachments. $39.94
4. Tamper-compactors (riding type), assistant engineer, A-frames and winch trucks, concrete auto breaker, hydro-hammers (small), brooms and sweepers, hoist (tuggers, under 5 ton), boats (tug, safety, work barges and launch), shouldering machine operator, screed operator, stone crushers and screening plants, prestress machines, screed operators (milling machine), farm or industrial tractor mounted equipment, post hole digger, fireman (asphalt plants), air compressor (over 400 CFM), generators (over 150 KW), augers (vertical and horizontal), air, electric, hydraulic, jacks (slipform), skidsteer loaders (with or without attachments), boiler operators (temporary heat), refrigeration plant/freeze machines, power pack vibratory/ultra sound drivers and extractors, welding machines, heaters (mechanical), pumps, winches (small electric), oiler and greaser, rotary drill helper, conveyor, forklifts, telehandler (8,000 lbs. and under without attachments), elevators, automatic hoists, pumps (well points), combination small equipment operators. $34.79
Note (A): The length of boom on which tower crane long boom wage rate shall be based is the distance from the original ground base level of the tower to the point of intersection and from the centerline of the boom to the tip of the boom. In the case of crawler or mobile cranes, where the tower crane attachment is mounted, the long boom provisions of this agreement shall be computed from the boom pins on the rotation base to the point sheaves.
Note (B): It shall not be considered a condition of employment to maintain CCO certification, unless documentation is provided that the owner of the project specifies CCO certification.
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Central Pension Fund $10.50
2. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship $1.00
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Administrative Dues 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
6. Industry Advancement Program/Contract Administration (IAP/CA) (Including both Labor and Management’s share of CLMC/BIG STEP) $0.17
7. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund – See Article XVIII $0.30
8. SATAP (Substance Abuse Testing & Assistance Program) $0.02
 

MASTER BUILDING AGREEMENT—AREA I (ACEA & Independent Contractors)

Effective June 1st, 2017
Classification Wage
1.(A). All cranes listed in 1.(A)1. with CCO certification $44.61
1.(A)1. Cranes, tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of over 100 tons or cranes, tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes and derricks with boom, leads, and/or jib lengths measuring 176 feet or longer, self-erecting tower cranes with a lifting capacity of over 4,000 lbs., all cranes with boom dollies, boring machines (directional), master mechanic or foreman. There will be a wage increase of the higher of $.50 per 100 ton or per 100 feet of boom (or any portion thereof) for the length of boom over 200 feet or lifting capacity of the crane over 200 tons to a maximum of 300 tons or 300 feet. Thereafter an increase of $.01 per foot or ton whichever is greater will be applied. $44.11
1.(B). All cranes listed in 1.(B)1. with CCO certification $44.11
Cranes, tower cranes, portable tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes, and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of 100 tons or under or cranes, tower cranes, portable tower cranes, pedestal tower cranes, and derricks with boom leads and/or jib lengths measuring 175 feet or under, backhoes (excavators) 130,000 lbs. and over, caisson rigs, pile drivers, boring machines (vertical or horizontal), versi-lifts, tri-lifts, and strand jacks, gantrys (20,000 pounds and over). $43.61
1.(C). All cranes listed in 1.(C)1. with CCO certification $43.61
1.(C)1. Backhoes (excavators) under 130,000 lbs., self-erecting tower cranes with a lifting capacity of 4,000 lbs. and under, traveling cranes (bridge type), skid rigs, dredge operator, mechanic, concrete pumps (over 46 meter), concrete paver (over 27E), concrete spreader and distributor, forklift/telehandler (machinery moving/steel erection), hydro-blaster (10,000 psi and over). All special project telehandlers (refer to Article VII section 7.11(E)) $43.11
2. Material hoists, stack hoists, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic backhoe, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic crane (5 tons or under), hoist (tuggers, 5 ton & over), hydro-excavators/ daylighters, concrete pumps (46 meter and under), rotec type conveyors, tractor (over 40 h.p.) bulldozer (over 40 h. p.), endloader over (40 h.p.), motor patrol, scraper operator, sideboom, straddle carrier, welder, bituminous plant and paver operator, roller (over 5 tons), rail leveling machine (railroad), tie placer, tie extractor, tie tamper, stone leveler, rotary drill operator and blaster, percussion drill operator, air track drill and/or hammers, gantrys (under 20,000 lbs.), trencher (wheel type or chain type having over 8-inch bucket), milling machine, un-licensed off-road material haulers $42.42
3. Backfiller, concrete auto breaker (large), concrete finishing machines (road type), roller (rubber-tired), concrete batch hopper, concrete conveyor systems, grout pumps, concrete mixers (14S or over), screw type pumps and gypsum pumps, tractor, bulldozer, endloader (under 40 h.p.), trencher (chain type having bucket 8-inch and under), industrial locomotives, rollers (under 5 tons), stump grinder/chipper (large), timber shear, processor, timber equipment, firemen (pile drivers and derricks), personnel hoist, telehandlers (over 8,000 lbs.), robotic tool carrier with or without attachments. $39.94
4. Tamper-compactors (riding type), assistant engineer, A-frames and winch trucks, concrete auto breaker, hydro-hammers (small), brooms and sweepers, hoist (tuggers, under 5 ton), boats (tug, safety, work barges and launch), shouldering machine operator, screed operator, stone crushers and screening plants, prestress machines, screed operators (milling machine), farm or industrial tractor mounted equipment, post hole digger, fireman (asphalt plants), air compressor (over 400 CFM), generators (over 150 KW), augers (vertical and horizontal), air, electric, hydraulic, jacks (slipform), skidsteer loaders (with or without attachments), boiler operators (temporary heat), refrigeration plant/freeze machines, power pack vibratory/ultra sound drivers and extractors, welding machines, heaters (mechanical), pumps, winches (small electric), oiler and greaser, rotary drill helper, conveyor, forklifts, telehandler (8,000 lbs. and under without attachments), elevators, automatic hoists, pumps (well points), combination small equipment operators. $34.79
Note (A): The length of boom on which tower crane long boom wage rate shall be based is the distance from the original ground base level of the tower to the point of intersection and from the centerline of the boom to the tip of the boom. In the case of crawler or mobile cranes, where the tower crane attachment is mounted, the long boom provisions of this agreement shall be computed from the boom pins on the rotation base to the point sheaves.
Note (B): It shall not be considered a condition of employment to maintain CCO certification, unless documentation is provided that the owner of the project specifies CCO certification.
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Central Pension Fund $10.50
2. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship $1.00
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Administrative Dues 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
6. Industry Advancement Program/Contract Administration (IAP/CA) (Including both Labor and Management’s share to BIG STEP) $0.13
7. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund – See Article XVIII $0.34
8. SATAP (Substance Abuse Testing & Assistance Program) $0.02
 

BUILDING, HEAVY AND MUNICIPAL/UTILITIES AREA II

Effective June 5th, 2017
Classification Wage
1.(A). Cranes, tower cranes, and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of over 100 tons or cranes, tower cranes, and derricks with boom, leads and/or jib lengths measuring 176 feet or longer, master mechanic, foreman, blaster. There will be a $0.50 increase to the hourly basic rate for cranes over 200 ton, at 300 ton it will be $1.00 per hour, at 400 ton it will be at $1.50 per hour and at 500 ton and over it will be $2.00 per hour over the basic rate. $39.72
NOTE: The length of boom (including tower and jib length) for a tower crane shall be manufacturers rated hook height as configured plus maximum lifting radius as configured. The length of boom on a crawler or mobile crane shall be the manufacturers boom length plus jib length as configured.
1.(B). Backhoes (excavators) weighing 130,000 lbs. And over, cranes, and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of 100 tons or under or cranes, and derricks with boom, leads and/or jib lengths measuring 175 feet or under, caisson rigs, pile driver $38.47
N OTE: Effective 06/05/06, there will be an increase of $0.25 to the basic hourly rate for all cranes with a lifting capacity of forty-five (45) ton and over.
1.(C). Backhoes (excavators) weighing under 130,000 lbs, traveling crane (bridge type), milling machine, concrete paver (over 27E), concrete spreader and distributor, concrete laser screed, concrete grinder and planing machine, slip form curb and gutter machine boring machine (directional), dredge operator, skid rigs, over 46 meter concrete pump $37.17
2. Hydraulic backhoe tractor or truck mounted, hydraulic crane (10 tons or under), tractor (over 40 h.p.), bulldozer (over 40 h.p.), end loader (over 40 h.p.), motor patrol, scraper operator, bituminous plant and paver operator, screed-milling machine, roller (over 5 tons), concrete pumps 46 meter and under and grout pumps, rotec type conveyors, hydro-blaster (10,000) psi and over, rotary drill operator, percussion drilling machine, air track drill (with or without integral hammer), boring machine (vertical or horizontal), side boom, trencher (wheel type or chain type having over 8-inch bucket), rail leveling machine (railroad), tie placer, tie extractor, tie tamper, stone leveler, straddle carrier, material hoists, stack hoist, man hoists, mechanic, welder and non-licensed off road material haulers $36.64
3. Tractor, bulldozer, end loader (under 40 h.p.) tampers-compactors (riding type), stump chipper (large), roller (rubber tire), backfiller, trencher (chain type having bucket 8-inch and under), concrete auto breaker (large), concrete finishing machines (road type), concrete batch hopper, concrete conveyor systems, concrete mixers (14S or over), pumps (screw type and gypsum), hydrohammers (small), brooms and sweeper, lift slab machine, roller (under 5 tons), industrial locomotives, fireman (pile drivers and derricks), pumps (well points), hoists (automatic), “A” frames and winch trucks, hoists (tuggers), boats (tug, safety, work barges and launch), assistant engineer $34.57
4. Shouldering machine operator, farm or industrial tractor mounted equipment, post hole digger, augers (vertical and horizontal), skid steer loader (with or without attachments), robotic tool carrier (with or without attachments), power pack vibratory/ultra sound driver and extractor, fireman (asphalt plants), screed operator, stone crushers and screening plants, air, electric, hydraulic jacks (slipform) prestress machines, air compressors refrigeration plant/freeze machine, boiler operators (temporary heat), forklifts, welding machines, generators, pumps over 3” heaters (mechanical), combination small equipment operator, winches (small electric), oiler, greaser, rotary drill helper, conveyor, elevator operator $33.04
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Pension – See Article XVII $10.30
2. Health Benefit Fund – See Article XVII *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship – See Article XVII $1.00
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Administrative Dues Deduction 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
6. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund – See Article XVIII $0.32
7. Industry Advancement Program/Contract Administration (AGC/IAP/CA) – See Article XVI In consideration of the payment of volume dues and other fees, AGC of Wisconsin members pay five ($.05) cents per hour to the AGC/IAP/CA Fund. $0.10 / $0.05
8. SATAP – See Article XXIII $0.02

HEAVY AND HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT

Effective June 1st, 2017
Classification Wage
1.(A). Cranes, tower cranes and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of over 100 tons or cranes, tower cranes and derricks with boom, leads and/or jib lengths measuring 176 feet or longer. $39.27
1.(B). Cranes, tower cranes and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of 100 tons or under or cranes, tower cranes, and derricks with boom, leads and/or jib lengths measuring 175 feet or under and backhoes (excavators) weighing 130,000 lbs. and over, caisson rigs, pile driver, dredge operator, dredge engineer, licensed boat pilot. $38.77
2. Mechanic or welder – heavy duty equipment; cranes with a lifting capacity of 25 tons or under; concrete breaker with attachments (manual or remote); vibratory/sonic concrete breaker; concrete laser/screed; concrete slipform paver; concrete batch plant operator; concrete pvt. spreader – heavy duty (rubber tired): concrete spreader & distributor: automatic subgrader (concrete); concrete grinder & planing machine; concrete slipform curb & gutter machine; slipform concrete placer; tube finisher; hydro blaster (10,000 psi & over) bridge paver; concrete conveyor system: concrete pump; rotec type conveyor; stabilizing mixer (self-propelled); shoulder widener; asphalt plant engineer; bituminous paver; bump cutter & grooving machine; milling machine; screed (bituminous paver); asphalt heater, planer & scarifier; backhoes (excavators) weighing under 130,000 lbs.; grader or motor patrol; tractor (scraper, dozer, pusher, loader); scraper-rubber tired (single or twin engine); endloader; hydraulic backhoe (tractor type); trenching machine; skid rigs; tractor; side boom (heavy); drilling or boring machine (mechanical heavy); roller (over 5 ton); percussion or rotary drilling machine; air track; blaster; loading machine (conveyor); tugger, boatmen; winches & A-frames; post driver; material hoist operator; timbco; tree shear; tub grinder; processor. $38.27
3. Greaser, roller steel (5 tons or less); roller (pneumatic tired)-self propelled; tractor (mounted or towed compactors & light equipment); shouldering machine; self-propelled chip spreader; concrete spreader; finishing machine; mechanical float; curing machine; power subgrader; joint sawer (multiple-blade) belting machine, burlap machine; texturing machine; tractor, endloader (rubber tired) – light; jeep digger; forklift; telehandler; mulcher; launch operator; fireman; environmental burner. $38.01
4. Air compressor; power pack; vibratory hammer and extractor; heavy equipment leadman; tank car heaters; stump chipper; curb machine operator; concrete proportioning plants; generators; mudjack operator; rock breaker; crusher or screening plant; screed (milling machine); automatic belt conveyor and surge bin; pug mill operator; oiler; pump (over 3 inches); drilling machine helper, daylighting machine $37.72
5. Off road material hauler with or without ejector. $31.82
In addition to the hourly wage rates enumerated above, the following sums will be paid over and above the aforementioned wage rates when EPA Protective equipment is required: Level A: $3/hr, Level B: $2/hr, Level C: $1/hr
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
2.  Central Pension Fund $11.40
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship – See Article XVII $1.00
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Administrative Dues Deduction 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
6. Transportation Education Fund $0.08
7. Labor Management $0.35
8.   Contract Administration Fund –
*Please send contributions to: PO Box 2011, Madison WI 53701-2011
$0.02*
NOTE (A): During the life of this Agreement, any Employer, whether affiliated with the Employers Council or not, shall be required to contribute to the Transportation Education Fund – See Article XVII.
NOTE (B): Tower crane boom lengths shall be measured from the ground to the point of intersection with the boom and from the point of intersection to the tip of the boom to compute the total length. In the case of crawler or mobile cranes, where the tower crane attachment is mounted, the long boom provisions of this agreement shall be computed from boom pins on the rotation base to point sheaves.
NOTE (C): On projects involving temporary traffic control setup, for lane and shoulder closures, and when work under artificial illumination conditions is necessary as required by the project provisions, the Contractor shall pay to all bargaining unit members in any of the above classifications the sum of $1.50 per hour in addition to the hourly wage rate enumerated above (including prep time prior to and/or cleanup after such time period).

ASSOCIATED EARTH MOVERS ASSOCIATION—AREA I

Effective June 5th, 2017
Classification Wage
1. Cranes, shovels, draglines, excavators and backhoes 130,000 lbs. and over, clamshells, operator foreman, boring machine (directional) $37.82
2. Tractor, bulldozer, endloader, forklift (25’ and over), motor patrol or grader, scraper, mechanic and welder, rotary drill operator, blaster, trencher (wheel type or chain type), excavators and backhoes under 130,000 lbs., concrete auto breaker or hydrohammer, milling machine, gradall cruz-aire type machines, robotic tool carrier (with or without attachments), self-propelled compactor 85” total drum width and over, boring machines (horizontal and vertical) $37.07
3. Forklift (12’ to 25’), brooms and sweepers, forestry equipment, shouldering machine (directional), mini excavators 15,000 lbs and under $36.77
4. Farm or industrial tractor mounted equipment, self-propelled compactor 84” total drum width and under, skid steer loaders (with or without attachments), post hole digger, generators, pumps over 3”, air, electric, hydraulic jacks (slipform), compressors, welding machines, oiler and greaser, rotary drill helper, forklift (12’ and under), telehandler, milling machine screed operator, stone crusher and screening plant, service or lube truck, lowboy driver, high pressure utility locating machine (day lighting machine) $35.72
5. Unlicensed off-road material hauler $34.57
Note: To qualify for the operator foreman, the employee has to be designated by the employer.
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Central Pension Fund $9.55
2. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship $0.95
4. Vacation Fund TBD
5. Annuity Fund TBD
6. Administrative Dues Deduction 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
7. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund $0.30
8. AEM/CA – See Article XXX $0.40

SEWER, WATER & TUNNEL – AREA I

Effective June 5th, 2017
Classification Wage
1. Master mechanic, master equipment foreman, and foreman, cranes, tower cranes, and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of over 100 tons or cranes, tower cranes, and derricks with boom, leads, and/or jib lengths measuring 176 feet or longer, backhoes (excavators) 130,000 lbs. and over, caisson rigs and pile drivers $39.19
2. Cranes, tower cranes and derricks with or without attachments with a lifting capacity of 100 tons or under or cranes, tower cranes and derricks with boom, leads and/or jib lengths measuring 175 feet or under, backhoes (excavators) under 130,000 lbs., skid rigs, dredge operator, traveling crane (bridge type), mini crane, concrete paver (over 27E) concrete spreader and distributor, concrete pumps, rotec type conveyors, boring machines (directional), rotating telehandler, telehandler-manipulator $38.41
3. Material hoists, stack hoists, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic backhoe, backhoe mounted compactors, tractor or truck mounted hydraulic crane (5 tons or under), man hoist, tractor (over 40 h.p.), bulldozer (over 40 h.p.), endloader (over 40 h.p.), motor patrol, scraper operator, unlicensed off road material hauler, sideboom straddle carrier, mechanic and welder, bituminous plant and paver operator, roller (over 5 tons) percussion drill operator, rotary drill operator, blaster, air track drill, trencher (wheel type or chain type having over 8-inch bucket), elevator, milling machine and boring machine (horizontal or vertical) $37.46
4. Backfiller, concrete auto breaker (large), concrete finishing machines (road type), roller (rubber tire), concrete batch hopper, concrete conveyor systems, concrete mixers (14S or over), screw type pumps and gypsum pumps, grout pumps, tractor, bulldozer, endloader (under 40 h.p.), pumps (well points), trencher (chain type having bucket 8-inch and under), industrial locomotives, roller (under 5 tons), firemen (pile drivers and derricks), robotic tool carrier (with or without attachments), forestry equipment $36.41
5. Hoists (automatic), tamper-compactors (riding type), assistant engineer, “A” frames and winch trucks, concrete auto breaker, hydrohammers (small), brooms and sweepers, hoists (tuggers), boats (tug, safety, work barges and launch), shouldering machine operator, screed operator, farm or industrial tractor, post hole digger, stone crushers and screening plants, firemen (asphalt plants), air compressors, augers (vertical and horizontal), generators, air, electric, hydraulic jacks (slipform), prestress machines, skid steer loader (with or without attachments), boiler operators (temporary heat), forklift, screed operator milling machine, refrigeration plant/freeze machine, power pack vibratory/ultra sound driver and extractor, combination small equipment operator, welding machines, heaters (mechanical), pumps, winches (small electric), oiler and greaser, rotary drill helper, conveyor, high pressure utility locating machine (day lighting machine) $35.01
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Central Pension Fund $10.60
2. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.65
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship $1.05
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Annuity Fund TBE
6. Administrative Dues Deduction 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
7. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund $0.30
8. Industry Improvement Program $0.13
9. WUCA – See Article XXI $0.12

PROPPANT SAND MINING MASTER AGREEMENT

Effective June 1st, 2017
Classification Wage
1. Foreman $30.34
2. Operator $29.34
In addition to the hourly wage rates enumerated above, the following sums will be paid over and above the aforementioned wage rates when EPA Protective equipment is required:
EPA Level “A” Protection: $3.00 per hour
EPA Level “B” Protection: $2.00 per hour
EPA Level “C” Protection: $1.00 per hour
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding $9.40
2. Central Pension Fund $8.20
3. Skill Improvement & Apprenticeship $0.25
4. Vacation Fund TBE
5. Administrative Dues Deduction 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
6. Wisconsin Contractors’ Mining Association Education Fund $0.00
7. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund (JLMWPF) $0.10
Apprentices: Wage Rate – Section 14.5
First 1,000 Hours Worked 80% of Wage Rate
Second 1,000 – 2,000 Hours Worked 90% of Wage Rate
After 2,000 Hours Worked: 100% of Wage Rate

NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION & UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE

STATEWIDE Effective June 1st, 2017
Classification

Wage

1. Backhoe, excavator, ditching machine, directional drill, dragline crane, clamshell, side boom, dozer, back filler, motor grader, end loader, bending machine, mechanic, gin pole truck, cross type boring machine, mechanical-greaser (large grease trucks)

Area I

$36.76

Area II

$35.82

2. Pot Fireman (engine operated above 3 bbl.), air compressor, concrete saw, welding machine, pump, tractor, tamper, oil-Greaser, mechanic helper, gravely (walking) tractor, chain type ditcher, service plow, **farm tractor such as 580 CASE and smaller, with: end loader, spring tooth, landscape rig mold boards, broom, tamper attachment

Area I

$36.36

Area II

$35.43

3. Oiler

Area I

$35.96

Area II

$35.07

** All other tractor types are principal rates
Fringe Benefits

Rate

1. Pension Trust Fund

Area I

$10.90

Area II

$10.90

2. Health Benefit Fund *This amount includes $1.06 to pre-funding

Area I

$9.65

Area II

$9.65

3. Training Fund

Area I

$1.10

Area II

$1.10

4. Joint Labor Management Work Preservation Fund

Area I

$0.15

Area II

$0.15

5. International Training Fund

Area I

$0.10

Area II

$0.10

6. Industry Advancement Fund

Area I

$0.05

Area II

$0.05


NATIONAL PIPELINE AGREEMENT

Effective June 6thth, 2017
Classification

Wage

Group 1 Back Filler, Back Hoe, Bending Machine, Boring Machine, Bulldozer, Clam, Cleaning Machine, Coating Machine, Crane, Ditching Machine, Drag Line, End Loader/Fork Lift – 3yd and over, Equipment Welder, Forwarding Truck Crane, Gin Truck or Winch Truck with poles when used for hoisting, Heavy Equipment Robotic Operator/Technician, Horizontal Directional Drill, Hydro-Axe, Mat Cleaning Machine, Mechanic, Mobile Lubrication and Service Engineer, Motor Grader, Mud Tech – Horizontal Drill, Operator on Dredges, Shot Blast Machine, Side Booms, Stinger Type Boom Crane, Super Sucker – Vac Truck, Tack Tractor, Vacuworx Pipe Lifter, Wate-Kote Machine

$38.46

Group 2 ASV/Brush Hog, Bombardier/Marsh Buggy (tack or tow rig), Challenger, End Loader under 3 yds, Farm Tractor, Fork Lift – Industrial Type, Hydrostatic Testing Operator, Pipe Dream, Pot Fireman (power agitated), Rollagon or similar type equipment, Skidder, Straightening Machine, Tow Tractor, Vac Truck – Bumper Pull Type

$32.98

Group 3 Fuel Man, Mechanic Helper, Oiler or Swamper (on trenching machine or shovel-type equipment)

$27.43

** All other tractor types are principal rates
Fringe Benefits

Rate

Central Pension

$11.21

Health Benefit *This amount includes $1.06 per hour to pre-funding

$9.65

Pipeline Training

$0.75

Skill/Improvement

$1.10

Labor Management

$0.10

Trans. Educ. Fund

$0.08

EPEC

$0.05

Administrative Dues Deduction

3% Gross Wages

Per Diem

$30/Day All Groups


FIBER OPTIC & CABLE INSTALLATION AGREEMENT

Effective February 1st, 2017
Classification

Wage

1. All Operators

$31.79

2. Assistant Operators, Oilers Helpers

$25.59

Fringe Benefits

Rate

1. Health Benefit *This amount includes $1.06 per hour to pre-funding

$9.40

2. Central Pension Fund

$9.80

3. Skill Improvement

$1.00

4. JLMWPF

$0.25

5. Administrative Dues Deduction

1.5% of the total gross wage and fringe benefit package

 

GREAT LAKES FLOATING AGREEMENT MARINE CONSTRUCTION AND DREDGING

Effective January 1st, 2015 – December 31st, 2017
Classification Wage
I Craft foreman (master mechanic), diver/wet tender, engineer, engineer (hydraulic dredge) $46.70
II A Crane/backhoe operator, boat operator with towing endorsement, mechanic/welder, assistant engineer (hydraulic dredge), leverman (hydraulic dredge), diver tender $45.20
II B Friction, lattice boom, or crane license certification $45.70
III Deck equipment operator, (machineryman), maintenance of crane (over 50T capacity) or backhoe (115,000 lbs. or more), tug/launch operator, loader/dozer and like equipment on barge, breakwater wall, slip/dock or scow, deck machinery, etc. $40.20
IV Deck equipment operator, machineryman/fireman (4 equipment units or more), off road trucks, deck hand, tug engineer, crane maintenance (50T capacity and under) or backhoe (115,000 lbs. or less), assistant tug operator $33.45
Hazardous/Toxic Waste Pay
Level A $2.50 per hour
Level B $2.00 per hour
Level C $1.00 per hour
Level D $0.50 per hour
Fringe Benefits Rate
1. Health Care *This amount includes $1.00 to pre-funding & $0.75 to HRA $9.40
2. Pension $11.40
3. Skill Improvement $1.00
4. Transportation Education Fund $0.08
5. Labor Management LM/DM Monitoring $0.25
NOTE: Administrative Dues – 1.5% of Total Gross Wage and Fringe Package
Paid Holiday: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Presidents Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Christmas Day