UNION LEADERS, like these pictured here, work long hours to negotiate the best benefits they can for Boilermaker members.
Negotiating a four-year agreement for L-19 members at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard are, l. to r., Sec.-Treas. Dave Gaillard, IR-GO Phillip Evans, Pres. Stephen Lalumera, and standing, comm. member Fred Chamberlain.
A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges
Local M3 — Cleveland
Effective Jan. 2, 2007 to Jan. 4, 2009, for 20 members of Local M3, Cleveland, who work at the Kelly Plating Co.
Local 5 — New York
Effective Jan. 1, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2008, for members of Local 5, New York, who manufacture building products at Quickway Metal Fabricators Inc., and effective Oct. 14, 2006 to Oct. 14, 2009, for six Local 5 members who work at Steel Style Inc.
Local 19 — Philadelphia
Effective Jan. 1, 2007 to Jan. 31, 2011, for 369 members of Local 19, Philadelphia, who work in the production of new ship construction at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard.
Local D50 — Catskill, N.Y.
Effective Jan. 1, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2009, for 114 members of Local D50, Catskill, N.Y., who work in the production, maintenance, and clerical departments at St. Lawrence Cement, a leading producer and supplier of products and services to the construction industry, including cement, concrete, aggregates, and construction.
Local 104 — Seattle
Effective Dec. 1, 2006 to Dec. 1, 2009, for six members of Local 104, Seattle, who work at Ace Galvanizing, a hot dip galvanizer serving the Pacific Northwest and Alaska; effective July 1, 2006 to July 1, 2009, for six Local 104 members who perform small vessel repairs at Fishing Vessel Owners Marine Ways; effective Nov. 1, 2006 to Oct. 31, 2007, for two Local 104 members who perform ship repair in the Marine Division of Lincoln Industrial Corp., and effective July 31, 2006 to July 31, 2009, for 20 Local 104 members who work at Walashek Industrial & Marine, the largest provider of services to marine propulsion boilers in the United States.
Local 132 — Galveston, Texas
Effective Feb. 1, 2007 to Jan. 31, 2010, for 21 members of Local 132, Galveston, Texas, who make pressure vessels at Farmer’s Marine Copper Works Inc.
Local 146 — Edmonton, Alberta
Effective Nov. 28, 2006 to March 31, 2010, for 12 members of Local 146, Edmonton, Alberta, who work in fabrication at TIW Western Inc., a supplier of oil field steam generators and heat recovery steam generators.
Local 182 — Salt Lake City
Effective Jan. 12, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2009, for three members of Local 182, Salt Lake City, who fabricate steel pressure vessels, silos, bins, and hoppers at the Eaton Metal Products Co.
Local 199 — Jacksonville, Fla.
Effective Dec. 17, 2006 to Dec. 16, 2007, for 18 members of Local 199, Jacksonville, Fla., who manufacture lumber kilns and cryogenic freezers at Irvington-Moore.
Local D328 — Cheektowaga, N.Y.
Effective Jan. 14, 2007 to Jan. 13, 2010, for members of Local D328, Cheektowaga, N.Y., who manufacture airplane parts at the Ashley Machine & Tool Co., and effective Feb. 1, 2007 to Jan. 31, 2012, for members of Local D328 who work at LaFarge North America. Lafarge North America is the largest diversified supplier of construction materials in the U.S. and Canada. They produce and sell cement, ready-mixed concrete, gypsum wallboard, aggregates, asphalt, and related products and services.
Local D361 — Nelson, Ariz.
Effective Feb. 12, 2007 to Feb. 14, 2011, for 50 members of Local D361, Nelson, Ariz., who produce lime-based products at Chemical Lime Co.
Local 483 — Alton, Ill.
Effective Nov. 30, 2006 to Nov. 30, 2009, for eight members of Local 483, Alton, Ill., who fabricate metal at Accurate Fabricators in Granite City, Ill.; effective June 1, 2007 to May 31, 2014, for members at the Conoco-Phillips Wood River Refinery (see separate story); effective Dec. 18, 2006 to Dec. 18, 2009, for 60 members who build conveyors for recycling, mixed solid waste, and scrap processing at the Hustler Conveyor Co. in O’Fallon, Mo.; and effective Jan. 3, 2007 to Jan. 3, 2008, for four members at Roney Machine Works Inc.
Local 725 — Springfield, Mass.
Effective Feb. 9, 2007 to Feb. 8, 2011, for members of Local 725, Springfield, Mass., who work in the forge division at Doncasters Inc., a manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the aerospace, industrial gas turbine, specialist automotive, medical orthopaedic, and petrochemical markets.
Local 906 — Donora, Pa.
Effective Oct. 1, 2006 to Sept. 30, 2011, for 30 members of Local 906, Donora, Pa., who produce industrial waste water treatment systems at Aquatech International Corp.