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Union Wage Data Report for Apr. 9 – Apr.

22, 2019

CONTRACT SETTLEMENTS: Apr. 9 – Apr. 22, 2019

The summaries below include changes in wages and benefits provided by recently ratified union contracts that
were added to Bloomberg BNA’s wage settlements database Apr. 9 – Apr. 22, 2019. Also included are previously
ratified contracts containing wage increases that have been “deferred” to this date range.

Major Settlements

• A five-year contract between the Teamsters and approximately 2,500 workers at Rhode Island Hospital
provides an increase of 3 percent in each year of the contract (see Nonmfg. - R.I.)

• Approximately 1,000 workers at Harley-Davidson have ratified a five-year contract with the Steelworkers that
calls for a 14 percent wage increase over the life of the contract (see Mfg. - Wis.)

(In addition to newly negotiated settlements, the table below lists deferred increases in wages and benefits that
recently took effect under previously negotiated contracts.)
Note: Deferred wage increases and benefit provisions in the table are those originally reported; midterm
modifications are not reflected.

MANUFACTURING

Multistate

Daimler Trucks North America—United Auto Workers; Georgia, North Carolina & Tennessee; 6-yr contract
ratified 7-2018 retro to 4-21-2018 expires 4-20-2024; covers approximately 6,000 workers at 6 manufacturing &
distribution facilities (1)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 3% 3rd yr, 5th yr, 2% 6th yr; 4% lump-sum payment 2nd yr; 3% lump-sum payment 4th
yr, eliminates two-tier wage structure, new wage progression scale

Georgia

Tyson Foods—Food & Commercial Workers - RWDSU Southeast Council; Camilla; 3-yr contract ratified 4-13-
2019 retro to 11-8-2018 expires 11-7-2021; covers approximately 1,800 poultry plant workers (1)

—INCREASE: $1.50 per hr min over term

—OTHER PROVISIONS: Reduced worker H&W ins costs initially

Michigan

Dow Dupont—Steelworkers Local 12934; Midland; 5-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 3-19-2019 expires 3-18-
2023; covers approximately 700 workers (2)

—INCREASE: $3-9 per hr over term

Minnesota

Labor World—Food & Commercial Workers Local 1189; Duluth; 2-yr contract ratified 2-18-2019 eff 4-1-2019
expires 3-31-2021; covers approximately 5 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 3% 1st yr, 2nd yr; $500 ratification bonus initially

Nevada

Newmont Mining Corp—Operating Engineers Local 3; Elko; 3-yr contract ratified 1-2019 eff 2-1-2019 expires 1-
31-2022; covers approximately 1,300 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 2% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: $0.75 increase employer contrib to pension each yr initially

Wisconsin

Harley-Davidson—Steelworkers Locals 2-209 & 460; Milwaukee & Tomahawk; 5-yr contract ratified 4-15-2019
retro to 4-1-2019 expires 3-31-2024; covers approximately 1,000 workers (3)

—INCREASE: 14% over term; $2,250 ratification bonus initially


—OTHER PROVISIONS: Addit job security language, retirement incentive, pension enhancements, maintains
H&W ins initially

NONMANUFACTURING (Excluding Construction)

Multistate

AT&T Southwest—Communications Workers; Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas; 4-yr contract eff 4-
9-2017 expires 4-10-2021; covers approximately 20,000 workers (1)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 3% 3rd yr, 2.25% 4th yr

California

Disability Community Resource Center (DCRC)—Assn of Professional Disabled Service Employees; Los Angeles; 3-
yr contract ratified 4-19-2018 eff 4-19-2018 expires 4-19-2021; covers approximately 15 direct care workers (1)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 2% max based on CPI 2nd yr, 3rd yr

Garden City Sanitation & Milpitas Sanitation—Teamsters Local 350; 5-yr contract ratified 4-2019; covers
approximately 10 clerical workers (1)

—INCREASE: $7 per hr over term

—OTHER PROVISIONS: $2.70 increase employer contrib to pension plan over term, maintains H&W ins over
term initially

Recology Yuba - Sutter—Operating Engineers Local 3; Yuba City; 4-yr contract ratified 3-2019 retro to 10-1-2018
expires 9-30-2022; covers approximately 100 workers (1)

—INCREASE: $2.50-6.50 per hr over term

Sierra Vista Behavioral Health Center—Service Employees Local 121 RN; Highland; 4-yr contract ratified 8-2018
eff 8-3-2018 expires 8-2-2022; covers approximately 10 registered nurses (1)

—INCREASE: 3.25% 1st yr, 2% 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 4th yr

Illinois

Aramark & SodexoMAGIC—Service Employees Local 1; Chicago; 3-yr contract ratified 4-14-2018; covers 1,700
custodians working at Chicago Public Schools (2)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 2.6% 2nd yr, 2.8% 3rd yr

Michigan

Kalamazoo Valley Community College—KVCC Federation of Teachers; Kalamazoo; 3-yr contract ratified 4-2019
retro to 9-1-2018 expires 8-31-2021; covers approximately 235 part-time adjunct faculty (2)

—INCREASE: None 1st yr, 1.5% 2nd yr, 1.75% 3rd yr; 1.5% lump-sum payment 1st yr
Minnesota

Whole Foods Community Co-op—Food & Commercial Workers Local 1189; Duluth; 2-yr contract ratified 4-2018
eff 4-2018 expires 4-2020; covers approximately 100 workers; 1st contract (1)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: $0.30 per hr 2nd yr

Woodland Marketplace Foods—Food & Commercial Workers Local 1189; Duluth; 5-yr contract ratified 10-2018
retro to 5-1-2016 expires 4-27-2021; covers approximately 20 grocery workers (2)

—INCREASE: $0.30-0.45 per hr 7-15-2018, 4-28-2019, 4-26-2020

New York

Realty Advisory Board (RAB)—Service Employees Local 32BJ; New York City; 4-yr contract ratified 5-11-2018
retro to 4-21-2018; covers approximately 31,000 janitors, porters, handymen & doormen in 3,500 bldgs in
Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island & Queens (2)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 2.73% 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 4th yr

North Dakota

F-M Ambulance Services—Food & Commercial Workers Local 1189; Fargo; 2.5-yr contract ratified 11-6-2018 eff
11-12-2018 expires 4-14-2021; covers approximately 50 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 2% 4-15-2018, 4-14-2019; 1.5% hol pay

Pennsylvania

Berks Heim Nursing & Rehabilitation —Food & Commercial Workers Local 1776 KS; Leesport; 5-yr contract
ratified 4-2-2019; covers approximately 300 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 3% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 4th yr, 5th yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: Job security language, maintains H&W ins initially

Community College of Philadelphia—Faculty Federation of Community College of Philadelphia Local 2026;


Philadelphia; 6-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 8-1-2016 expires 8-31-2022; covers approximately 1,200
faculty & support staff (2)

—INCREASE: None 1st yr, 2nd yr, 5% 3rd yr, 3% 4th yr, 5th yr, 3.5% 6th yr

Delaware County Memorial Hospital—Nurses; Drexel Hill; 3-yr contract ratified 4-2017 eff 4-19-2017 expires 4-
20-2020; covers approximately 370 nurses (2)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 2% 3rd yr; 1.5 times regular pay (w/ min 4 hrs) for required on call time beyond regular
shift

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Hospital—Teamsters Local 251; Providence; 5-yr contract ratified 4-11-2019 eff 4-1-2019 expires 3-
31-2024; covers approximately 2,500 clinical & non-clinical support workers & skilled maintenance workers (1)
—INCREASE: 3% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 4th yr, 5th yr; $15 per hr min wage, improved shift diff

—OTHER PROVISIONS: Improved layoff language, 6% max employer match to 401(k) contrib initially

Vermont

Rutland Regional Medical Center—Office & Professional Employees Local 6; Rutland; 3-yr contract ratified 1-
2019 retro to 10-1-2018 expires 9-30-2021; covers approximately 250 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 13% over term; increased in shift diff

Washington

Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Bremerton area; 3-yr contract ratified
10-2018 eff 10-31-2018 expires 10-31-2021; covers approximately 120 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 1-3% initially, 2.5% 4-1-2019, 2% 4-1-2020, 4-1-2021

Dynacare Northwest/LabCorp—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Seattle; 1.75-yr contract ratified 9-2018
eff 9-4-2018 expires 5-31-2020; covers approximately 700 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 3% 6-1-2018, 6-1-2019; $2 per hr evening shift diff, $2.50 per hr night shift diff, $2 per hr weekend
shift diff

Jefferson Family Pharmacy—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Seattle area; 3-yr contract ratified 1-2019 eff
1-1-2018 expires 11-30-2020; covers approximately 35 pharmacists, technicians & clerks (1)

—INCREASE: $0.25-0.75 per hr 1-1-2018, 1-1-2019, 1-1-2020

Sunrise Dental—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Bellevue, Seattle area; 4-yr contract ratified 12-20-2018
retro to 6-1-2018 expires 5-31-2022; covers approximately 110 dental assistants & receptionists (1)

—INCREASE: $0.35 per hr 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 4th yr

Tomlinson Linen—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Tacoma; 2.75-yr contract ratified 2-23-2019 retro to 7-
25-2018 expires 3-31-2021; covers approximately 55 workers (1)

—INCREASE: $0.42 per hr initially, 8-1-2018, 8-1-2019, $0.46 per hr 4-1-2020

Trios Health—Food & Commercial Workers Local 21; Kennewick; 3-yr contract ratified 1-16-2019 retro to 8-4-
2018 expires 7-31-2021; covers approximately 220 RNs (1)

—INCREASE: 2% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr; $3 per hr charge nurse diff, $2.25 per hr evening shift diff, $3.75 per hr
night shift diff, $3.50 per hr weekend shift diff

Virginia Mason Hospital—Washington State Nurses Assn; Seattle; 2.5-yr contract ratified 7-31-2017 retro to 4-
11-2017 expires 11-15-2019; covers approximately 600 registered nurses (3)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: 2.5% 3rd yr; $3 per hr evening shift diff, $5 per hr night shift diff eff 11-16-2017
Waste Management—Teamsters Locals 174 & 231; King & Skagit Counties; 5-yr contract ratified 3-2019 retro to
1-1-2019 expires 12-31-2023; covers approximately 450 garbage drivers, transfer station drivers & operators,
recycling & yard waste drivers, mechanics, welders & others (1)

—INCREASE: $9-14 per hr (to wage-benefit pkg) over term

—OTHER PROVISIONS: 2 addit floating hols, improved vacation, sick & bereavement lv, addit $2 per hr employer
contrib to pension plan over term, maintains H&W ins over term; new $150/300 single/family per mo retiree
H&W ins 1-1-2020

NONMANUFACTURING (Construction)

Tennessee

Lovell's Masonry Inc—Bricklayers Local 8; southeast Tennessee; 5-yr contract ratified 2-12-2016; covers
approximately 100 workers (3)

—DEFERRED INCREASE: $1 per hr 4th yr, 5th yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: Addit $2.65 per hr co contrib to pens & training funds by end of 5th yr

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

California

Montebello, City of—SMART Local 1701; 3-yr contract ratified 4-10-2019; covers approximately 170 city bus
drivers (2)

—INCREASE: 3% 1st yr, 4% 2nd yr, 3rd yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: New 4% worker contrib to pension plan 2nd yr; addit 4% worker contrib to pension plan
3rd yr

Oakland Unified School District—Oakland Education Assn; 4-yr contract ratified 3-2019 retro to 7-1-2017 expires
6-30-2021; covers approximately 2,300 teachers, counselors, nurses, psychologists, librarians, speech
pathologists, social workers, substitutes & others (2)

—INCREASE: 11% over term; 3% ratification bonus initially

Riverside, County of—Laborers Local 777; Riverside; 2-yr contract ratified 3-26-2019 eff 4-1-2019 expires 3-31-
2021; covers approximately 7,200 building maintenance workers, code enforcement officers, surveyors, office
assistants & others (2)

—INCREASE: 4% 1st yr, 2nd yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: New special time bank which provides up to 40 hrs paid lv over term, $50/200 per mo
single/family worker contrib to H&W ins premiums initially

San Pablo, City of—Operating Engineers Local 3; 4-yr contract ratified 2-11-2019 retro to 7-1-2017 expires 6-30-
2021; covers approximately 30 workers (1)

—INCREASE: 6% 7-1-2018, 3% 7-1-2019, 7-1-2020


San Rafael, City of—San Rafael Police Assn; 2-yr contract ratified 11-2018 retro to 7-1-2018 expires 6-30-2020;
covers approximately 80 police officers (1)

—INCREASE: 2% 7-1-2018, 7-1-2019; $5,000 lump-sum payment 1-1-2019, $3,000 lump-sum payment 1-1-2020

—OTHER PROVISIONS: $650-1,460 uniform allowance per yr initially

San Rafael, City of—San Rafael Firefighters Assn Local 1775; 2-yr contract ratified 11-2018 retro to 7-1-2018
expires 6-30-2020; covers approximately 60 firefighters (1)

—INCREASE: 2% 9-1-2018, 7-1-2019; $5,000 lump-sum payment initially, $3,000 lump-sum payment 7-1-2019

Illinois

Elgin Area School District U46—Service Employees Local 73; Elgin; 3-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 7-1-2018
expires 6-30-2021; covers approximately 140 cooks, bakers & other food service staff workers (2)

—INCREASE: 3% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 1.4-2.75% 3rd yr

Minnesota

Chisholm School District—Education Minnesota; Chisholm; 2-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 7-1-2017
expires 6-30-2019; covers approximately 50 teachers (1)

—INCREASE: 1% 1st yr, 2nd yr

New York

Sullivan, County of—Teamsters Local 445; Monticello; 2-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 1-1-2018 expires 12-
31-2019; covers approximately 520 workers (2)

—INCREASE: $0.75 per hr 1st yr, 2nd yr; new $15 per hr min wage

Pennsylvania

Abington Heights School District—Abington Heights Education Assn; Clarks Summit; 5-yr contract ratified 4-2019
retro to 9-1-2017 expires 8-31-2022; covers approximately 250 teachers, counselors & nurses (2)

—INCREASE: 2% 1st yr, 2nd yr, 3rd yr, 3% 4th yr, 5th yr

—OTHER PROVISIONS: New worker contrib to H&W ins premiums initially

Bellwood-Antis School District—Service Employees Local 32 BJ; Bellwood; 3-yr contract ratified 4-9-2019 retro to
7-1-2018 expires 6-30-2021; covers approximately 30 cafeteria workers, secretaries & custodians (2)

—INCREASE: $0.40 per hr 1st yr, $0.35 per hr 2nd yr, $0.38 per hr 3rd yr

Wilkes-Barre, City of—Laborers Local 1310; 5-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 1-1-2018 expires 12-31-2022;
covers approximately 60 city hall workers & paramedics (2)

—INCREASE: None 1-1-2018, 2.5% 1-1-2020, 3% 1-1-2021, 1-1-2022; 2% lump-sum payment 1-1-2019
—OTHER PROVISIONS: Eliminated residency requirement initially; new 5/10% per mo worker contrib to H&W
HMO/PPO ins premiums, capped at $1,200/2,200 single/family per yr 1-1-2022

Wilkes-Barre, City of—Teamsters Local 401; 5-yr contract ratified 4-2019 retro to 1-1-2018 expires 12-31-2022;
covers approximately 50 public works department workers (2)

—INCREASE: None 1-1-2018, 2.5% 1-1-2020, 3% 1-1-2021, 1-1-2022; $1,250 ratification bonus initially

—OTHER PROVISIONS: Eliminated residency requirement initially; new 5/10% per mo worker contrib to H&W
HMO/PPO ins premiums, capped at $1,200/2,200 single/family per yr 1-1-2022

(1) Source: Union publication.

(2) Source: Other press.

(3) Source: Direct report by Bloomberg BNA.

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