The agreement provides three incremental wage increases in the first year of $ .20/hour,
$ .30/hour, and $ .30/hour respectively. The second year has three incremental wage increases of $ .20/hour for a total of $1.40/hour over the life of the agreement. The current average wage is $11.00/hour.
Other agreement highlights include :
* A contribution of $ .50/hour to the IAM Pension Plan
* Five sick days
* Additional vacation time
* Increased benefits coverage
The 21 members consist of machine operators and painters at two facilities in Mississauga which manufacture metal fire alarm and security boxes.