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Machinists ratify with Maitland Lewis

Thursday February 4, 2016

For Immediate Release


Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Members of IAM Local Lodge 2332 have ratified a new collective agreement with Maitland Lewis Ford Incorporated.

The 30 month agreement provides wage increases of 3 per cent in the first year retroactive to December 2015 and 2.5 per cent in the second and third year respectively. Other agreement highlights include:

  • Several language changes to the grievance procedure and other articles
  • Added a mediation clause
  • Sunset Clause has been reduced from three years to 18 months
  • Safety boots allowance increased from $75 to $150 per year
  • Vision care increased from $150 to $250
  • Addition to vacation allotment of 6 weeks at 12 per cent for members with 30 years of service


The seventeen members include technicians, garage and stockroom personnel. The IAM also represents office personnel under a separate agreement.

The IAM represents workers at three other auto dealerships in the Steel City.




For further information:

Ralph Martin – IAM Grand Lodge Representative


Bill Trbovich – IAM Director of Communications

416-386-1789 Ext #6331/416-735-9765