The IBEW Local 1245 members at Liberty Utilities have ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement by a vote of 40-14. The CBA includes general wage increases of 4.5% in the first year, and 3% in years two and three. Members will receive and additional five days of vacation, an increase in comp time, and improvements in several work rules. Medical premium cost sharing will go up to 20% from 12%, and sick leave will be reduced from 12 days to five days.
The bargaining committee was comprised of members Steve Larrance, Angie Custer, Jon McCue, Tyson Hurd, Haliegh Martin and Joel Kuntz.
–Pat Waite, IBEW 1245 Business Rep