IBEW 1245 members at Trayer Engineering overwhelmingly ratified a two-year agreement on October 4, 2017. The final vote tally was 23-2.
The new agreement includes general wage increases of 2.75% in the first year and 2.5% in the second year, and pension increase of .50% in both years. Health care is 100% paid platinum style through Kaiser, and the members also secured 100% paid dental and vision, along with a $75,000 life insurance policy. The agreement also includes enhanced the safety language, which requires the company to provide new and/or replacement safety glasses and safety boots each year should they become damaged.
The bargaining committee was comprised of Shop Stewards Arnaldo Lizarraga and Paul Wofford.
–Cruz Serna, IBEW 1245 Business Rep