Twiss Electric employees in Burlington, Ont. ratify new agreement

12.5 per cent raises over three years of deal: CLAC

Employees of Twiss Electric in Burlington, Ont. voted in favour of ratifying a new three-year collective agreement on Oct. 8.

The contract provides employees with 12.5 per cent wage increases over the three-year agreement with 8.5 per cent in the first year and guaranteed overtime pay on Saturdays, as well as enhancements to bereavement leave and the protective-equipment allowance, enhancements to the travel language for employees working beyond 100 kilometres and increases to lead hand and foreman premiums, says the union.

The employees perform work in the Burlington area in the ICI, mid- and high-rise residential sectors. They are members of Construction Workers Union, CLAC Local 52.

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