Local 1245 members voted 0verwhelmingly to ratify a new Master Agreement with pole test and treat contractors.
The vote was 43 yes and 19 no.
The agreement is similar in concept to the Master Agreement ratified by Line Clearance Tree Trimmers in the fall. In addition to wage increases for all classifications, it will provide union members at all the contractors with a united front in future negotiations.
Serving on the ballot committee for the ratification vote were Chris Fialho and Anthony Martinez, tellers, and Peggy Proschold, judge.