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AGC Bulletin on CDC contract changes

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St. Louis Carpenters District Council & Associated General Contractors

open CBA early. Eliminate, modify language.

The following is a portion of the AGC bulletin describing the upcoming changes to the carpenters CBA.

AGC Labor Bulletin

Amendment to Carpenter Agreement; NMA changes effective 1-1-2012; finalized FASB requirements; NLRB posting requirements as of 1-31-2012; BIM Conceptual Estimating

AGC and Carpenters approve an Amendment to 2008-2013 agreement AGC's Carpenter Labor Committee was approached by the Carpenters District Council (CDC) to take a look at the 2008 to 2013 Carpenter Agreement and make suggestions for revisions to the agreement. After a meeting of the Carpenter Labor Committee and meetings with the CDC, an amendment was drafted and approved effective as of October 1, 2011. The following are the changes to the 2008 to 2013 Carpenter Agreement:

The following sections were deleted from the agreement: - Section 5.14 - Eliminates Smokestack premiums. - Section 5.15 - Eliminates Layout pay. - Section 7.02 - Leaves lunch time and quit time to contractor. - Section 7.06 – Eliminates need to request permit to work overtime on weekend. - Section 7.18 - Eliminates table saw assistance.

The following sections were modified from the agreement: - Section 7.10 - Eliminates reference to heating stove and forms documenting tools. - Section 7.14 - Vacation to be a mutual agreement between employee and Employer. - Section 7.15 Del- etes money for stilts and Employer pay for saw sharpening. - Section 7.17  - Allows Employer to decide when a Welder or Burner assistant is needed. - Section 10.02  De-letes reference to Building Trades Council of St. Louis for pickets. - Section 11.02 - Eliminates established practice and refers to contractor assignment.

AGC applauds the CDC for being proactive in making contract changes in the middle of a collective bargaining agreement.

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WHEREAS, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters continues to pursue a "go it alone" policy and has acted in a manner inconsistent with the principles of solidarity, to the detriment of other building trades unions and the organized construction industry;

Segment from AFL-CIO Resolution 70