New contract summaries

Local 104 signs first contract at SIS Northwest following a 14-month organizing drive.

A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges

L-5 – New York

EFFECTIVE JULY 16, 2008 to July 16, 2010, for 12 members of Local 5 (New York) who build tanks and fabricate metal at American Boiler Tank and Welding; effective Oct. 1, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2010, for 30 L-5 members who make tubeless steam boilers at Fulton Boiler Works; effective July 16, 2008 to July 16, 2010, for five L-5 members who build tanks and fabricate metal for Technical Welding and Fabricators; and effective July 16, 2008 to July 16, 2010, for 32 L-5 members who make tanks and boilers for Troy Boiler Works.

L-7 — Buffalo, N.Y.

EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2009, for six members of Local 7 (Buffalo, N.Y.) who fabricate metal at K&E Fabricating Co. Inc., and effective Nov. 1, 2008 to Oct. 31, 2009, for 15 Local 7 members who fabricate boilers and tanks for the Nicholson and Hall Boiler and Welding Corp.

L-13 — Philadelphia

EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2009 to Feb. 28, 2010, for members of Local 13 (Philadelphia) who work in field construction under the Small Boiler Repair Agreement. Signatory contractors include Blanski Inc., Boiler Erection and Repair, Damson Boiler, Bradley-Sciochetti, and Shelby Mechanical. Under this agreement, members work in such places as apartment houses, hospitals, and schools on boilers that produce steam for heating and/or hot water.

L-D100 — Cupertino, Calif.

EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2009 to Feb. 28, 2015, for 30 members of Local D100 (Cupertino, Calif.) who make cement products at the Lehigh Southwest Cement Co. Formerly known as Calaveras Cement since 1925, the company serves ready mix concrete producers, concrete product manufacturers, building trades, engineers and architects across California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona.

L-M67 — Los Angeles

EFFECTIVE MARCH 18, 2009 to March 17, 2010, for 50 members of L-M67 (Los Angeles) who make stainless steel tubing at the Valex Corp.

L-104 — Seattle

EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2009 to March 31, 2012 for 40 members of Local 104 (Seattle) who work at SIS Northwest, a custom steel fabricator located 70 miles north of Seattle.

L-128 — Toronto

EFFECTIVE SEPT. 1, 2008 to Aug. 31, 2011, for 11 members of Local 128 (Toronto) who repair boilers and pressure vessels for Arc Boiler Repairs; effective Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2011, for 15 Local 128 members who fabricate steel and pressure vessels for Bas-Kim Industries; effective June 2, 2008 to June 1, 2012, for 38 L-128 members who make heavy pressure vessels and drums for Hooper Welding; effective April 15, 2008 to April 14, 2010, for 22 L-128 members who make tanks and pressure vessels, and perform steel fabrication at Lesena Steel; effective July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2011, for 37 L-128 members who make pressure vessels, storage tanks, and steel plates at O’Connor Tanks Ltd.; effective Feb. 9, 2008 to Feb. 8, 2010, for 27 L-128 members who clean and repair railroad tanker cars at the Procar Limited Oakville Car Repair Shop; and effective Sept. 10, 2008 to Sept. 9, 2009, for 15 L-128 members who manufacture and repair conveyor systems for R.J. Cyr Co. Inc.

L-451 — Flin Flon, Manitoba

EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2011, for 30 members of Local 451 (Flin Flon, Manitoba) who mine zinc, copper, and gold for Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting at a site originally discovered by a local trapper in 1914.

L-726 — Owensboro, Ky.

EFFECTIVE JAN. 5, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2012, for 150 members of Local 726 (Owensboro, Ky.) who make battery separators for automotive, industrial, and specialty applications at Daramic LLC.