Borea`s 87 members voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first agreement. The 2.5-year contract provides for wage increases of between 2.2 and 8.8 percent, as well as higher bonuses and overtime benefits. It also includes the introduction of a 6% pension package and health and social security benefits, as well as improvements to travel and living allowances. Borea specializes in the construction of wind and solar farms and has built more than 40 renewable energy projects across Canada. Ledcor Industrial members have ratified a 32-month agreement that provides for a 1.27% increase in the basic salary as well as increases in employers` health and social contributions. More than 150 members are currently employed in various projects that will increase from the start of mechanical work to replace the Suncor boiler in early 2021. PCL Energy members have ratified a 32-month agreement providing for a 1.27% increase in the basic salary as well as increases in employers` health and social security contributions. PcL Energy employs more than 250 members in the oil and gas sector, including scaffolding builders, cabinetmakers, electricians, instrumentation technicians, welders, workers, scrap dealers, electricians, operators, equipment technicians and other trades. They worked mainly in Edmonton and Grand Cache. CuCC members, headquartered in Calgary, have ratified a 3-year agreement that provides them with a 2.2% salary increase for 2019 and guaranteed increases in 2020 and 2021 based on the cost of living.

The Treaty also provides for increases in the amounts of the RSP and pensions, as well as the introduction of sick days. CUCC is a distribution company that works primarily for gas companies in Calgary and Edmonton. The 40 employees include plant operators, hydrovacation and steering drills, fixators, workers and gas integrators. MMR members voted unanimously to ratify their first agreement. The 30-month contract provides for increases in wages, holidays and statutory allowances for workers. It also includes a pension package of 8% employer contributions and a set of benefits paid entirely by the employer. MMR is a Calgary-based company that currently performs industrial electrical work in the Fort McMurray area. Ready to join the CLAC Union.

Overtime is paid under the CLAC collective agreement. Look for fellow carpenters for all general carpenter tasks. Division 26 electricians unanimously ratified their first agreement. The 32-month contract includes competitive salary rates and sectoral bonuses with other contractors in the region. . . .