Sunday, June 29, 2014

Carpenters Receive Wage & Benefit Increase

The New York City District Council of Carpenters’ Delegate Body ratified by a roll call vote a $2.40 per hour contract wage and benefit increase to begin July 1, 2014 for the members working under the following collective bargaining agreements.

Arch Metal Glass, Building Contractors Association (BCA), Independent Building and Construction Agreement, The Association of Wall-Ceiling and Carpentry Industries (WC&C) and Floor Coverers.

The $2.40 per hour wage and benefit allocations are as follows:
  • $1.00 Increase to Hourly Wages 
  • $0.44 Increase to Pension Fund 
  • $0.96 Increase to Annuity  Fund


  1. Nothing put into the welfare fund. Very interesting. Read between the lines gentlemen, this says a lot. Does it mean there is enough to sustain benefits? Can retiree's feel good about better benefits coming soon? Has anyone received an answer to what our money in the fund will cover without the large out-of-pocket cost we currently have? Way to take care of our retiree's guys.

    1. it is a shame what they are doing to the retires,the service and hard work they endured is being thrown back in there should not not be that way,lower there retirements and when we get a year or better in good standing with the membership,then get all the benefits back to all the members.put all our members back to work,1 build up the benefits.change organizing to a different approach.hit the nonunion on violations,protect the membership,protect the brotherhood,it is now or solidarity a good steward

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