Building Justice

Long Island District

Contract Highlights

Your 32BJ Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement for a new commercial contract!

 

   

STRONG WAGE INCREASES

FOR ALL

PRESERVED HEALTH BENEFITS

 

IMPROVED CONTRACT LANGUAGE

HOURLY RATES

 

Dec 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2020

Dec 31, 2021

Jan 1, 2023

Hourly Rate Increases

$0.50

$0.50

$.50

$.0

Minimum Hourly Wage Rate

$14.00

$14.75

$15.50

$16.00

 

*Raises and wages are minimum wage rates. A member will either receive a 50 cent raise or the minimum hourly wage rate, whichever brings them to a higher rate of pay.

 

 

OTHER CONTRACT VICTORIES:

  • Additional money needed to maintain current health, training, legal and other benefits
  • 2 weeks advance notice of schedule changes for regular part-time and full-time employees
  • No preferential or retaliatory schedule changes
  • 1 paid shift every other year for steward training, 1 unpaid shift every year for steward training
  • All vacant positions must be posted within 2 weeks, posting up for 1 week, vacancy filled within 2 weeks
  • No discrimination based on union activity
  • Employers and union will cooperate to develop special training program for leadpersons
  • Stronger language to protect against sexual harassment
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