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PLASTERERS LOCAL #11; AREA 587; AGREEMENT
1. This agreement, entered into by and between the NORTHERN ILLINOIS BUILDING
CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION, INC., (PLASTERING CONTRACTOR DIVISION,
LATHING AND PLASTERING CONTRACTORS’ ASSOCIATION OF ROCKFORD, INC.)
hereinafter referred to as the Employer and Local Union #11, Area 382, of the OPERATIVE
PLASTERERS & CEMENT MASONS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION, hereinafter
referred to as the Union.
WITNESSETH The Preamble and Declaration of Principles contained in Article I hereof, have been adopted and made part of this Agreement and have been affirmed as the principle under which the contracting parties agree to operate, based upon the understanding that both parties have a common interest in furthering the Plastering Industry by establishing a working system for harmonious relations necessary to improve and further the relationship between the employer, union and the public which we serve.
NOW, therefore, it is agreed as follows:
ARTICLE I This agreement entered into between the above named parties is for the purpose of preventing strikes and lockouts and facilitating a peaceful adjustment of all grievances and disputes that may arise between the Employer and Employee in the Plastering Industry in the territory covered by this Agreement.
ARTICLE II This agreement is effective in Lee, Whiteside, Ogle, Carroll, JoDavies and Stephenson Counties or parts thereof in the State of Illinois; Dubuque, Delaware, Allamakee, Clayton, Jackson Counties and the Eastern half of Jones County, east of a line running North and South established East of Olin, or parts thereof in the State of Iowa.
ARTICLE III Union Shop All present employees who are or become members of the Union shall remain members in good standing as a condition of their employment. All present employees who are not members of the Union and all employees who are hired hereafter shall become and remain members in good standing in the Union as a condition of their employment after the seventh day following the beginning of their employment or the effective date of this contract and working agreement, whichever is the later. The Employer and each employing contractor, covered by this Agreement, agrees to give preference in hiring applicants to those skilled craftsmen who have previously worked at the trade for employing contractors in this area.
Upon written notice from the Union notifying the Employer of the failure of the employee covered under this Agreement to complete or maintain his membership because of nonpayment of dues, or uniform initiation fees, the Employer shall within twenty-four (24) hours of such notice, discharge said employee.
ARTICLE IV Starting Time, Overtime and Show-Up Time Section 1. When an Employee commences work he must be given two (2) hours employment or pay. Any Plasterer working two (2) or more hours shall receive four (4) hours employment or pay. Any Plasterer working four (4) hours or more shall receive six (6) hours employment or pay. Any Plasterer working six (6) hours or more shall receive eight (8) hours employment or pay.
Section 2. When a man is required to remain on the job past the starting time and not put to work, he shall be entitled to two (2) hours pay providing that he remain on the job for those two (2) hours.
Section 3. All work done before the regular starting time or after the regular quitting time shall be paid at the applicable overtime rate as provided in the Agreement.
Section 4. When an employee reports for work on a premium day, he must be given two (2) hours employment or pay.
Any Plasterer working two (2) hours or more shall receive four (4) hours employment or pay. Any Plasterer working four (4) hours or more shall receive six (6) hours employment or pay. Any Plasterer working six (6) hours or more shall receive eight (8) hours employment or pay.
Section 5. Any employee covered by this agreement reporting for work and not put to work shall receive a minimum of two (2) hours pay unless conditions beyond the control of the Employer prevent his working.
Five (5) days shall constitute a work week, beginning Monday at 6:00 a.m. and ending Friday at 2:30 p.m. of beginning Monday at 7:00 a.m. and ending Friday at 3:30 p.m. The work day shall consist of eight (8) hours each day between 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
or between 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Section 6. Saturday work and work performed in excess of eight (8) hours and not in excess of ten (10) hours per day during the regular work week, shall be paid at the rate of time and one half.
Section 7. All work performed in excess of tem (10) hours per day during the regular work week and all work performed on Sundays and Holidays shall be paid at double the regular straight time rate of pay.
Section 8. Holidays are a follows: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day of the day celebrated as such.
Section 9. With the consent of the men on a regularly established crew, where the Plasterers are employed by the same contractor for the entire work week, it is allowable to schedule four (4)
ten (10) hour days at straight time providing that the following stipulations apply:
A. All Plasterers on the crew must be paid premium rate over eight (8) hours on any given day if any Plasterers on the crew are receiving that rate.
B. All work on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays are at premium rate.
C. All hours over forty (40) in a week shall be paid at the overtime rate.
D. NO Plasterer who has worked on a crew under this provision can be replaced by another Plasterer for overtime fours during that week unless he chooses not to work or is physically unable to perform.
E. All work over ten (10) hours in one day shall be paid at the overtime rate.
F. This provision does not apply to shift work.
ARTICLE V Section 1.
The minimum hourly rate of wages of Journeyman Plasterers for the term of the two (2) year contract shall be as follows:
First year: June 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006 ………. $28.19 June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007, the Union will receive an increase of $2.25 per hour to be allocated by the Union.
(The above amount includes a three cent ($0.03) per hour Building Trades dues check-off).
Thirteen cents ($0.13) per hour will be collected for the Construction Industry Advancement program, proceeds of which will be used for Plasterers Apprenticeship program allowable expenses, and five cents ($0.05) per hour on all journeyman and apprentice Plasterers to the Local Plasterers Apprenticeship Fund to be collected by the Construction Industry Welfare Funds. In the event the Union desired to apply the last wage rate increase to fringe benefits, the Union shall have the right to make such application of the increase by giving thirty (30) days notice in writing to the Employer.
Section 2. Foreman plasterers shall receive not less than: 10% over scale.
Section 3. Employees covered by this agreement shall be paid at the regular wage rate when moving form job to job during the working day, within the jurisdiction of the local Union.
As of June 1, 2000, the rate for up to twenty (20) miles outside the jurisdiction will become $10.00 per day and from twenty (20) miles to fifty (50) miles will be $20.00 per day.
Section 4. Employees will be paid one dollar and fifty cents ($1.
50) per hour premium when they are required too work subject to an unprotected free fall in excess of twenty (20) feet.
Section 5. Transportation: The contractor is to furnish transportation when work is to be done outside of the jurisdiction covered by this agreement.
Section 6. All Apprentices Shall Be Paid To The Following Rate:
1st 1333 hours at 70% of Journeyman scale – No Retirement 2nd 1333 hours at 80% of Journeyman scale - $1.00 per hour retirement 3rd 1334 hours at 90% of Journeyman scale - $1.00 per hour retirement All apprentices shall pay an hourly local working assessment, which is.0275% of their total package plus an hourly International Dues Assessment which is 1% of their total package. The dues check-off is included. (Please round to the nearest nickel).
Section 7. Welfare (See Addendum “A”) Section 8.
Retirement (See Addendum “B”) Section 9. It is agreed that each employing contractor shall carry compensation insurance on all employees covered by this Agreement, as provided for in the Workmen’s Compensation Act of the State of Illinois, even though only one (1) employee may be employed. A copy of the insurance certificate shall be filed with the Union.
Each employing contractor also agrees to elect to become an Employer subject to the terms and provisions of the Unemployment Compensation Act, even though only one (1) employee may be employed. In the event the Employer fails to comply with this requirement, the Employer shall become liable personally for the unemployment compensation payments to the employee.
Section 10. Dues Check – Off The Employer shall deduct from the pay of each employee covered by this Agreement, an hourly local working assessment of.0275% (rounded to the nearest nickel) of their total gross package for each hour paid. The assessment will be collected weekly and paid monthly to the Plasterers Local #11, Area 587, of Rockford, Illinois on remitting forms supplied by the Union.
Section 11. International Dues Check- off The Employer shall deduct from the pay of each employee covered by this Agreement, an hourly International working assessment of 1% of their total gross package for each hour paid. The assessment will be collected weekly and paid monthly to the Plasterers Local #11, Area 587, of Rockford, Illinois on remitting forms supplied by the Union.
ARTICLE VI Rules governing apprentice training and apprenticeship indenture as prescribed for by State and Federal Apprenticeship Standards, shall be vested in a Joint Apprenticeship Committee composed of equal representation by the Union and the Employer.
The Joint Apprenticeship Committee shall determine the ability and qualifications of each Employer to employ apprentices. The selection, placing and training of apprentices shall be vested in a Joint Apprenticeship Committee based on continued surveys to determine the work opportunities and the availability of skilled craftsmen.
ARTICLE VII Section 1. There shall be no limitation as to the amount of work an employee may perform in a day. All work shall be done in a good and workmanlike manner and the Employer shall allow a reasonable amount of time to have same so done. If work is not done right under the above conditions, Journeymen will repair said work on their own time.
Section 2. Any employee transferred from one job to another during working hours for same employer shall be transferred on employer’s time.
Section 3. The Foreman shall be the agent of his Employer and the Union recognizes the right of the Employer to delegate to his Foreman the right to employ or discharge any or all employees subject to the provisions of this Agreement.
Section 4. It shall be the function of the foreman to tell the worker what to do, how to do it and to see that the work is properly done.
He shall be responsible for the placing of men, assigning their tasks, selecting proper materials and tools, maintaining safe working conditions and planning and effecting efficient execution of work.
The Union shall have the right to select a shop steward form among the employees on all jobs covered by this Agreement. It shall be his duty to report any violations of the terms of this Agreement to the Union and he shall not be discriminated against for the performance of such duties.
Section 5. Subject to this Understanding, the Contractor shall have the entire freedom of selectivity in hiring and may discharge any employee for any cause which he may deem sufficient, provided there shall be no discrimination against any employee, nor shall any such employee be discharged by reason of any Union activities not interfering with the proper performance of his work.
Section 6. No craftsmen covered by the provisions of this Agreement shall be required by his Employer to work on buildings or fobs where workmen of another craft have been assigned to perform work that has definitely been established as being the work of craftsmen covered by this Agreement.
Section 7. The President or Business Representative of the Union, carrying proper credentials, shall be allowed to visit jobs during working hours to interview the contractor, steward or employees at work, but shall in no way interfere with or hinder the progress of the work.
Section 8. The employees covered by this Agreement will use, handle and operate the plastering machine on the same terms and conditions of employment as applied to hand applied work and the plaster pump, hose, nozzle, etc.
shall be within the jurisdiction and scope of the plasterers’ tools.
Section 9. Contractors are required to give journeymen, on each day, a receipt specifying the employee’s name, the pay period covered, the total hours worked, the regular and premium earnings, the amount of Social Security, withholding tax and all other deductions.
The Business Agent may request to see any journeyman’s receipt of payment of wages. When employees are laid off or discharged, they shall be paid in full, in cash or other legal tender, on the job immediately.
Section 10. Rods and darbys will be furnished by the contractor.
Section 11. A premium of one dollar and ten cents (41.10) per hour above the regular rate shall be paid for the sprayer of insulation.
ARTICLE VIIISection 1. All recognized Employers must employ at least one (1) journeyman plasterer.
Section 2. Only one (1) non-card carrying member of any partnership or corporation shall be permitted to work with the Tools of the Trade.