IBEW Local 1245 members in Outside Construction have overwhelmingly ratified a new agreement, by a margin of 94% Yes to 6% No. The official vote tally can be viewed here. The agreement with NECA also applies to IBEW Local 47 Outside Construction members, who similarly voted to approve the agreement, 93% Yes to 7% No.
The total package is worth 15.7% over five years, with increases in the NEAP over the term of 51% and doubling the popular HRA contribution amount by 2019. To view the full details of the agreement, click here.
Special thanks to the members of the Local 1245 Ballot Committee, including Tellers Mike Cottrell and Cole Edwards, as well as Judge Peggy Proschold.
–Ralph Armstrong, IBEW 1245 Senior Assistant Business Manager