For Immediate Release
North Bay, ON – A booming Canadian mining industry has paid dividends for members of IAMAW Local Lodge 2412 employed by Boart Longyear.
“Our membership has tripled in size over the life of the last agreement because of the continual demand for drilling and exploration equipment by the Canadian mining industry,” said IAMAW Grand Lodge Representative Pat Murphy. “This agreement reflects the success the company has enjoyed.”
The three year agreement provides wage increases of 3 per cent in the first year, retroactive to May 1, 2008, 3 per cent in the second year and 3 per cent in the third year. Other agreement highlights include :
IAMAW, among the largest industrial trade unions in North America, represents more than 700,000 active and retired members, and administers more than 5,000 contracts in transportation, woodworking, aerospace, manufacturing and defense related industries.
For further information:
Pat Murphy – IAMAW Grand Lodge Representative
Bill Trbovich – IAMAW Director of Communications
416-386-1789 ext 6331/416-735-9765