Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule for Construction Contracts closed before June 12, 2013

On all Construction Contracts with the City of Hamilton (City), every Contractor and Sub-Contractor shall pay or provide Wages and Benefits to their Employees, in accordance with the Fair Wage Policy  and the Fair Wage Schedule (for posting) (PDF, 81 KB) of the City.

Fair Wage Policy

Approved by City Council on Thursday, August 13, 2009

On all Construction Contracts with the City of Hamilton (City), every Contractor and Sub-Contractor shall pay or provide Wages and Benefits to their Employees, in accordance with the Fair Wage Policy and the Fair Wage Schedule of the City.

In this Policy:

a.    A word defined in or importing the singular number has the same meaning when used in the plural number, and vice versa; and

b.    A reference to any Act, bylaw, rule or regulation or to a provision thereof shall be deemed to include a reference to any Act, bylaw, rule or regulation or provision enacted in substitution thereof or amendment thereof.

Capitalized words and phrases used in this Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule shall have the following meanings, unless expressly stated otherwise.

a. "Benefits" means a pension plan or Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) (or monetary equivalent), major medical plans, dental plans, vacation entitlement and public holiday (as defined in the Employment Standards Act) entitlement;

b. “Bidder” means any person submitting a bid in response to a Request for Tenders or Request for Proposals.

c. "Construction Contract" means any construction work or construction maintenance work awarded to a Contractor with an estimated value of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000);

d. "Contractor" means any person having a Construction Contract with the City but does not include any person that only supplies materials for the Construction Contract;

e. "Employees" means those persons employed by the Contractor or Sub-Contractor in positions, classifications, trades or any combination thereof identified in the Fair Wage Schedule, for a Construction Contract with the City;

f. "Fair Wage Schedule" means the schedule of Wages for the performance of construction work or construction maintenance work on all City Construction Contracts, as amended from time to time and approved by City Council. The Wage Rates negotiated for both the Residential and Heavy Engineering Sectors, specific to the journeyman carpenter rates, shall be eighty-five (85%) percent of the base hourly wage rate as set out in the Provincial Collective Agreement.

g. "Hours of Work" means the regular hours of work per day and week and shall include a provision for the payment of overtime beyond such regular hours, as per the Employment Standards Act..

h. "City" means the City of Hamilton, its officers, officials, Employees and agents;

i. "City Council" means the Council of the City of Hamilton;

j. "Sub-Contractor" means any person performing construction work or construction maintenance work under an agreement with a Contractor having a Construction Contract with the City, or an agreement with another Sub-Contractor under the Contractor, for the performance of construction work or construction maintenance work, but does not include any person that only supplies materials for the Construction Contract;

k. “Successful Bidder” means the Bidder whose bid is selected by the City for the award of the Construction Contract in respect of a project or works; and

l. "Wages" means the basic hourly rate of pay for each position, classification and trade as per the Fair Wage Schedule.

1. (a) The Executive Director of the Human Resources Division or designate will prepare and review the Fair Wage Schedule from time to time and recommend to the appropriate Standing Committee of Council those amendments to the Fair Wage
Schedule which are required to reflect the prevailing Wages in the construction industry in the geographical area of the City.

(b) The Manager of Purchasing or designate will review the Fair Wage Policy from time to time and recommend to the appropriate Standing Committee of Council any required amendments to the Fair Wage Policy.

(c) The Manager of Purchasing for the City or designate will co-ordinate the preparation of an annual report for the appropriate Standing Committee of Council regarding complaints investigated and resulting audits performed pursuant to the Fair Wage
Policy.

2. The Manager of Purchasing or designate shall notify every person bidding on City Construction Contracts of the then current Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule and shall provide copies of the same to the Bidders, upon request. The Contractor and its Sub- Contractor shall not be responsible for any Fair Wage Schedule rate increases which occur after the closing of the Request for Tenders or Request for Proposals for the City Construction Contract on which the Contractor is the Successful Bidder.

3. Prior to initiating any work on a Construction Contract, the Contract shall provide to the City, in a form acceptable to the Manager of Purchasing or designate, a signed written acknowledgement that the Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule applies to the Construction Contract that the Contractor has been awarded, and will comply with the Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule.

4. For all Construction Contracts with the City, the Contractor shall provide to the City, in a form acceptable to the General Manager of Public Works or designate, a statutory declaration confirming that the Contractor and its Sub-Contractor are in compliance with the Fair Wage Policy and the Fair Wage Schedule. This sworn statement shall be provided to the City after substantial performance of the Construction Contract (as defined in the Construction Lien Act of Ontario) and prior to release of the holdback. The City reserves the right to not release any holdback on a Construction Contract until such Contractor's sworn
statement of compliance is received and deemed to be satisfactory by the General Manger of Public Works or designate.

5. (a) A Contractor is fully responsible for ensuring that all of its Sub-Contractors comply with the Fair Wage Policy and the Fair Wage Schedule. A Sub-Contractor is fully responsible for ensuring that all of its Sub-Contractors comply with the Fair Wage
Policy and the Fair Wage Schedule. 

(b) A Contractor must provide all of its Sub-Contractors with a copy of the Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule before any construction work is performed by the Sub-Contractors.

6. Any person who has an objection to the administration of the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both, may make a written request to appear and to make submissions before the appropriate Standing Committee of Council and such Committee may, in its sole discretion, grant or refuse such request.

A copy of the Fair Wage Policy, Fair Wage Schedule and telephone number shall be made prominent by posting the policy and schedule at every City Construction Contract site or made available via an alternate method as approved in writing by the Manager of Purchasing or designate.

1. (a) The Contractor must keep records of the names, addresses, Wages paid, Benefits paid or provided and hours worked for all of its Employees.

(b) The Contractor shall make these records available for inspection by the City upon request by the City.

2. The Contractor shall, in any agreement with a Sub-Contractor, require the Sub-Contractor to,

(a) keep records of the names, addresses, Wages paid, Benefits paid or provided and hours worked for all of its Employees;

(b) make these records available for inspection by the City upon request by the City; and

(c) require its Sub-Contractor to assume the same obligations in relation to their own Employees.

3. Where the Manager of Purchasing or designate has determined that a Contractor or Sub-Contractor is in non-compliance with this Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, such Contractor or Sub-Contractor will be required to separate and provide, to the Manager of Purchasing or designate, its records pertaining to the Construction Contract or work for which it has been found to be in non-compliance.

The Contractor or Sub-Contractor shall be required to provide the said records within thirty (30) calendar days of the date that the Manager of Purchasing or designate provides notice of such requirement to the Contractor or Sub-Contractor.

Failure to provide these records as required herein may result in the Contractor or Sub-Contractor being subject to the CONSEQUENCES OF NON-COMPLIANCE provisions of this Fair Wage Policy.

1. The City shall establish an ad hoc Fair Wage Policy Committee to identify issues, and provide a forum for consultation regarding the implementation and administration of the Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule.

2. The Committee shall meet on an as required basis.

3. The Committee shall be comprised, as a minimum, the following members:

a. Director of Financial Services or designate

b. Executive Directive of Human Resources Department or designate

c. a representative of a construction industry association

1. Any person may submit a complaint to the City, alleging non-compliance with the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both, by any Contractor or Sub-Contractor performing construction work on a City Construction Contract. All complaints must be submitted in writing, to the Manager of Purchasing or designate. The “Fair Wage Complaint Form” may be completed for this purpose. The complaint may be initiated at any time during the Construction Contract but shall be received by the City no later than fifteen (15) days following substantial performance of the

a. relevant City Construction Contract where a complaint is being made against a Contractor; or

b. relevant Sub-Contractor to a City Construction Contract where a complaint is being made against a Sub-Contractor.

2. Upon receipt of a complaint, the Manager of Purchasing or designate will conduct an initial review of the complaint submitted and advise the initiator of the complaint what the likely cost of an investigation will be. The initiator will confirm to the City whether or not they would like to proceed with the complaint. The City shall take such action as it deems is necessary to determine whether the Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor involved or named in the complaint is in compliance with the Fair Wage Policy and the Fair Wage Schedule. Any action deemed necessary by the City shall be commenced within thirty (30) calendar days of receipt of a completed "Fair Wage Complaint Form" by the Manager of Purchasing or designate.

3. (a) The Manager of Purchasing or designate shall inform the initiator and any Contractor or Sub-Contractor involved or named in the complaint, of the results of the City determination of Contractor's and/or Sub-Contractor's compliance or non-compliance with the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both.

(b) Whenever a complaint is initiated by a person other than an individual employee of the Contractor or Sub-Contractor involved or named in the complaint, and said Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor is found to be in compliance with the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both, with respect to the complaint submitted, the City costs of inspection, audits or other action deemed necessary regarding such complaint shall be assessed against the initiator.

4. The City shall make every effort to safeguard the confidentiality of each initiator’s identity. However, this information is subject to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The City retains the right to inspect and audit the records (as referred to in the RECORDS section of this Fair Wage Policy) of the Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor at any time during the period of the Construction Contract and at any time thereafter as deemed by the City. The Contractor shall supply certified or original copies of any such records whenever requested by the City.

1. A Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor shall pay to its Employees wages equal to or greater than the amount set out in the Fair Wage Schedule. The job classification of the Fair Wage Schedule of each Employee will be based on the duties performed by that Employee on the City Construction Contract.

2. A Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor shall be in compliance with the Benefits requirements of the Fair Wage Policy when the Contractor and/or Sub-contractor:

A. (i) Provides to its employee a vacation and public holiday entitlement which meets the minimum requirements of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O., c41.

or

(ii) Pays to its employees, in addition to the wages as set out in the Fair Wage Schedule, a vacation and public holiday entitlement which meets the minimum requirements of the Employment Standards Act.

and

B.(i) Provides to its employees Benefits (annual or other bonuses and profit sharing will not be considered an equivalent).

or

(ii) Provides one or more Benefit that is equal to a minimum of twenty per cent (20%) of the Wages for the particular classification, or alternatively, provides one or more Benefits in combination with pay/percentage in lieu of Benefits that is equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the Wages, for the particular classification.

or

(iii) Pays to its employees, in addition to the Wages, an amount equal to or greater than twenty per cent (20%) of the Wages for the particular classification.

3. A Contractor or Sub-Contractor shall be in compliance with the Hours of Work requirements of the Fair Wage Policy when the Contractor or Sub-Contractor provides to its Employees overtime pay for those hours worked in excess of the regular daily and weekly Hours of Work, at an rate not less than one and one half times the Wages. Notwithstanding that a Contractor or Sub-Contractor pays a wage rate in excess of the Wages, the Contractor or Sub-Contractor shall not, in computing overtime pay for their Employee, set off against such overtime pay any part of the Wages earned by the employee in respect of their regular work period.

1. The Manager of Purchasing or designate upon determining that a Contractor or Sub-Contractor is in non-compliance of the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both:

(a) shall advise the Contractor or Sub-Contractor, in writing, that it has been determined that the Contractor or Sub-Contractor is in non-compliance and that the Contractor or Sub-Contractor is required to rectify these non-compliance(s) and provide written proof of the same, in a form satisfactory to the City, within ten (10) business days;

and

(b) may withhold the amount of funds by which the Contractor or Sub-Contractor has been determined to be in non-compliance from any payment or payments (as appropriate) owed by the City to the Contractor until such time as the Contractor or Sub-Contractor complies or may take any other remedies that are otherwise available at law or in equity.

and

(c) shall assess the cost of the City inspection, audit or other action as deemed necessary by the City, resulting in the determination of non-compliance of the Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor and may deduct such costs from any payment or payments (as appropriate) owed by the City to the Contractor or may take any other remedies that are otherwise available at law or in equity..

2. Where a Contractor or Sub-Contractor has been determined to be in non-compliance with the Fair Wage Schedule for the first time in a five (5) year period, the Manager of Purchasing or designate may require such Contractor or Sub-Contractor to submit an accountant’s report which verifies the Contractors and/or Sub-Contractor compliance to the Fair Wage Policy and Fair Wage Schedule on the following three (3) City Construction Contracts to which the Contractor or Sub-Contractor is awarded. Any costs associated with providing this accountant’s report shall be borne solely by the Contractor and/or Sub-Contractor. Such accountant's report shall be in a form satisfactory to the Manager of Purchasing or designate and shall be submitted after substantial performance (as defined in the Construction Lien Act) of the Construction Contract and prior to the release of the holdback.

The City reserves the right to treat a first time offender as a repeat offender.

3. Where a Contractor or Sub-Contractor has been determined to be in non-compliance with the Fair Wage Policy and/or Fair Wage Schedule for a second or subsequent time within a five (5) year period from the date of the first determination of non-compliance by the Manager of Purchasing or designate, the City, as approved by City Council, may:

(a) refuse to accept any bid, quotation or proposal from such Contractor on any City contracts, for a period of two (2) years from the date of City Council approval, save and except any Construction Contract the Contractor may currently have with the City.

(b) not allow the Contractor or Sub-Contractor to act in the capacity of a Sub-Contractor to perform any work on any City Construction Contract, for a period of two (2) years from the date of City Council approval, save and except any contract on which the Sub-Contractor may currently be performing construction work. In instances where City Council approval has been obtained, and the period of two (2) years from the date of approval has not lapsed, the Manager of Purchasing or designate will require a Contractor or Sub-Contractor to substitute, at its own cost, any Sub-Contractor who has been determined to be in non-compliance with the Fair Wage Policy and/or Fair Wage Schedule

4. The Manager of Purchasing or designate shall, upon request, make available a list of all Contractors and Sub-Contractors who have been determined to be in non-compliance with the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both and are subject to restrictions in accordance with Items 2 and 3 of the CONSEQUENCES OF NON-COMPLIANCE.

5. The City is not in any way liable, obligated or responsible to any Employee, Sub-Contractor, Contractor or any other person for the payment of any monies not paid by a Contractor or Sub-Contractor in accordance with the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both, and the City assumes no responsibility to such Employee, Sub-Contractor, Contractor or any other person for the administration and enforcement of the Fair Wage Policy or the Fair Wage Schedule, or both.

 

Fair Wage Schedule

Approved by City Council on Thursday, August 13, 2009

Position Year - Wage
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers 1-May-07 - 31.28
1-May-08 - 32.28
1-May-09 - 33.28
Apprentice 1 1-May-07 - 15.64
1-May-08 - 16.14
1-May-09 - 16.64
Apprentice 2 1-May-07 - 20.33
1-May-08 - 20.98
1-May-09 - 21.63
Apprentice 3 1-May-07 - 25.02
1-May-08 - 25.82
1-May-09 - 26.62
Apprentice 4 1-May-07 - 28.15
1-May-08 - 29.05
1-May-09 - 29.95
Position Year - Wage
Engineers operating: cranes with a manufacturers rating of 200 ton capacity and over. 16-May-07 - 33.02
1-May-08 - 33.93
1-May-09 - 34.84
Engineers operating: cranes with a manufacturers rating of 100 to 199 ton capacity, skyway, climbing, G.C.I. hammerhead and kangaroo type cranes. 16-May-07 - 32.56
1-May-08 - 33.47
1-May-09 - 34.38
Engineers operating: all conventional and "hydraulic" type cranes, save and except those set' out in Article 1.1 above, 15 ton capacity and over boom truck, clams, shovels, gradalls, back hoes, draglines, piledrivers, all power derricks, gantry cranes, caisson boring machines (over 25 HP), and similar drill rigs, mine hoists, and all similar equipment working on land or water, overhead cranes, chimney hoists, multiple drum hoists, single drum hoists(over 12 stories), single drum hoists of manual friction and brake type, and all similar equipment, dredges - suction and dipper, hydraulic jacking equipment on vertical slip forms, hydraulic jacking poles, creter cranes, and hydraulic skoopers. heavy duty mechanics, qualified welders and 2nd Class Stationary Engineers and self-propelled hydraulic drills. Self-erecting cranes 15 ton capacity and over. Carry Deck cranes 15 ton capacity and over. 16-May-07 - 31.82
1-May-08 - 32.73
1-May-09 - 33.64
Pitman type cranes of 10 ton capacity and over. Self-erecting cranes 10 ton capacity and over. Carry Deck cranes 10 ton capacity and over. 16-May-07 - 31.34
1-May-08 - 32.25
1-May-09 - 33.16
Operators of: air tuggers used for installation of vessels, tanks, machinery, and for steel erection; side booms on land or water; man and material hoist and single drum hoists 12 stories and under not of a manual friction and brake type; elevators, monorails, bullmoose type equipment of 5 ton capacity or over, air compressor feeding low pressure into air locks, tunnel mole. 3rd Class Stationary Engineer. Self-erecting cranes less than 10 ton capacity. Carry Deck cranes less than 10 ton capacity. 16-May-07 - 30.86
1-May-08 - 31.77
1-May-09 - 32.68
Operators of: bulldozers (including 815 type), tractors, scrapers, graders, emcos, overhead and front-end loaders, side loaders, industrial tractors with excavating attachments, trenching machines, and all similar equipment, mobile concrete pumps, Pitman type cranes under 10 ton capacity, mobile pressure grease units, mucking machines, hydraulically operated utility pole hole digger, and Dinky locomotive type engines. 4th Class Stationary Engineers. Kubota Type Backhoe and Skid Steer Loader. 16-May-07- 30.70
1-May-08 - 31.61
1-May-09 - 32.52
Operators of: batching and crushing plants, 6" discharge pumps and over, wellpoint systems and all similar systems, concrete mixers of I cubic yard and over, gas, diesel, or steam driven generators over 50 HP (portable), fork lifts over 8' lifting height, air tuggers except those in Group 1.3, caisson boring machines (25 HP and under), drill rigs, post hole diggers, portable air compressors 150 CFM and over, and concrete pumps. Signalman. 16-May-07 - 28.36
1-May-08 - 29.27
1-May-09 - 30.18
Operators of: boom trucks, "A" Frames, driver mounted compaction units, bullmoose type equipment under 5 ton capacity, fork lifts 8' and under in lifting height and conveyors. Firemen. Permanent automatically controlled elevators on Commercial and Institutional buildings. 16-May-07 - 27.36
1-May-08 - 28.27
1-May-09 - 29.18
Operators of: Pumps under 6" discharge where three (3) or more pumps are employed on the same job site, hydraulic jacking equipment for underground operations, portable air compressors under 150 CFM where attendant is required, and driver mounted power sweepers. Attendants for forced air, gas, or oil burning temporary heating units of 500,000 BTU's or over per hour, or, five (5) or more on the same job site, oilers, oiler-drivers, and mechanics helpers. 16-May-07 - 26.17
1-May-08 - 27.08
1-May-09 - 27.99
2nd Year 16-May-07 - 24.41
1-May-08 - 25.32
1-May-09 - 26.23
1st Year 16-May-07 - 22.28
1-May-08 - 23.19
1-May-09 - 24.10
Engineers operating: draglines, cranes including but not limited to Self-erecting Cranes and Carry Deck Cranes. Heavy Duty Mechanics. 16-May-07 - 30.53
1-May-08 - 31.44
1-May-09 - 32.34
Engineers operating: shovels, backhoes, hoptoes, gradalls and similar equipment, whip hammer, power mounted drill. 16-May-07 - 29.88
1-May-08 - 30.79
1-May-09 - 31.70
Welders. 16-May-07 - 30.21
1-May-08 - 31.12
1-May-09 - 32.03
Operators of: bulldozers (including 815 type), tractors, scrapers, emcos, graders, overhead loaders, front-end loaders, industrial tractors with excavating attachments, compressor operators. Kubota Type Backhoe and Skid Steer Loader. 16-May-07 - 29.21
1-May-08 - 30.12
1-May-09 - 31.03
Mechanic's helpers and Servicemen. 16-May-07 - 27.40
1-May-08 - 28.31
1-May-09 - 29.22
Oiler-Grademen and Oiler-Drivers. 16-May-07 - 26.94
1-May-08 - 27.85
1-May-09 - 28.76
Compactors. 16-May-07 - 27.03
1-May-08 - 27.94
1-May-09 - 28.85
Position Year - Wage
Journeyman Painter 1-May-07 - 27.36
1-May-08 - 27.36
1-May-09 - 27.36
5401 - 6000 hours worked 1-May-07 - 20.52
1-May-08 - 20.52
1-May-09 - 20.52
4501 - 5400 hours worked 1-May-07 - 19.15
1-May-08 - 19.15
1-May-09 - 19.15
3501 - 4500 hours worked 1-May-07 - 16.42
1-May-08 - 16.42
1-May-09 - 16.42
1801 - 3600 hours worked 1-May-07 - 15.05
1-May-08 - 15.05
1-May-09 - 15.05
1001 - 1800 hours worked 1-May-07 - 13.68
1-May-08 - 13.68
1-May-09 - 13.68
451 - 1000 hours worked 1-May-07 - 12.00
1-May-08 - 12.00
1-May-09 - 12.00
1 - 450 hours worked 1-May-07 - 12.00
1-May-08 - 12.00
1-May-09 - 12.00
Apprentice Helper (Unless Minimum Wage is Greater than $11.00) 1-May-07 - 9.00
1-May-08 - 9.00
1-May-09 - 9.00
Position Year - Wage
Mechanic 3-May-08 - 34.12
3-May-09 - 35.42
Fourth Year Apprentice 3-May-08 - 27.75
3-May-09 - 27.75
Third Year Apprentice 3-May-08 - 23.70
3-May-09 - 23.70
Second Year Apprentice 3-May-08 - 19.58
3-May-09 - 19.58
First Year Apprentice 3-May-08 - 15.54
3-May-09 - 15.54
Probationary 3-May-08 - 18.63
3-May-09 - 18.63
Conditional 3-May-08 - 21.11
3-May-09 - 21.11
Asbestos Remover Level One 3-May-08 - 17.76
3-May-09 - 17.76
Asbestos Remover Level Two 3-May-08 - 19.98
3-May-09 - 19.98
Asbestos Remover Level Three 3-May-08 - 18.92
3-May-09 - 18.92
Position Year - Wage
Journeyperson (Drywall Finishers) 1-May-07 - 32.50
1-May-08 - 33.24
1-May-09 - 33.67
3601 - 5400 hours worked 1-May-07 - 24.38
1-May-08 - 24.93
1-May-09 - 25.25
2401 - 3600 hours worked 1-May-07 - 21.13
1-May-08 - 21.61
1-May-09 - 21.89
1201 - 2400 hours worked 1-May-07 - 17.88
1-May-08 - 18.28
1-May-09 - 18.52
1 - 1200 hours worked 1-May-07 - 12.00
1-May-08 - 12.00
1-May-09 - 12.00
Position Year - Wage
Journeyman Electrician 1-May-08 - 34.52
1-May-09 - 35.65
Foreman 1-May-08 - 38.76
1-May-09 - 40.04
Apprentices who started after April 30, 1997  
Apprentice 1 1-May-08 - 11.23
1-May-09 - 11.66
Apprentice 2 1-May-08 - 15.14
1-May-09 - 15.70
Apprentice 3 1-May-08 - 19.00
1-May-09 -19.67
Apprentice 4 1-May-08 - 22.89
1-May-09 - 23.68
Apprentice 5 1-May-08 - 26.76
1-May-09 - 27.66
Apprentices who started prior to May 1, 1997  
Apprentice 1 1-May-08 - 9.23
1-May-09 - 9.57
Apprentice 2 1-May-08 - 13.47
1-May-09 - 13.95
Apprentice 3 1-May-08 - 17.66
1-May-09 - 18.27
Apprentice 4 1-May-08 - 21.89
1-May-09 - 22.64
Apprentice 5 1-May-08 - 26.09
1-May-09 - 26.96
Position Year - Wage
Elevator Mechanic 12-Jul-07 - 40.77
1-May-08 - 41.96
1-May-09 - 43.29
Probationary Helper I 12-Jul-07 - 22.42
1-May-08 - 23.08
1-May-09 - 23.81
Probationary Helper II 12-Jul-07 - 24.46
1-May-08 - 25.18
1-May-09 - 25.97
Helper I 12-Jul-07 - 28.54
1-May-08 - 29.37
1-May-09 - 30.30
Helper II 12-Jul-07 - 30.58
1-May-08 - 31.47
1-May-09 - 32.47
Improver Helper 12-Jul-07 - 32.62
1-May-08 - 33.57
1-May-09 - 34.63
Adjuster 12-Jul-07 - 45.87
1-May-08 - 47.21
1-May-09 - 48.70
Mechanic in charge (4-9) people 12-Jul-07 - 45.87
1-May-08 - 47.21
1-May-09 - 48.70
Mechanic in charge (10-19) people 12-Jul-07 - 46.89
1-May-08 - 48.25
1-May-09 - 49.78
Mechanic in charge (20+) people 12-Jul-07 - 47.70
1-May-08 - 49.09
1-May-09 - 50.65
Position Year - Wage
Journeyperson Glazier Metal Mechanic with Certificate of Qualifications 1-May-07 - 29.27
1-May-08 - 29.68
1-May-09 - 30.63
Apprentice 1 1-May-07 - 14.64
1-May-08 - 14.84
1-May-09 - 15.32
Apprentice 2 1-May-07 - 16.10
1-May-08 - 16.32
1-May-09 - 16.85
Apprentice 3 1-May-07 - 17.56
1-May-08 - 17.81
1-May-09 - 18.38
Apprentice 4 1-May-07 - 19.03
1-May-08 - 19.29
1-May-09 - 19.91
Apprentice 5 1-May-07 - 20.49
1-May-08 - 20.78
1-May-09 - 21.44
Apprentice 6 1-May-07 - 21.95
1-May-08 - 22.26
1-May-09 - 22.97
Apprentice 7 1-May-07 - 23.42
1-May-08 - 23.74
1-May-09 - 24.50
Apprentice 8 1-May-07 - 24.88
1-May-08 - 25.23
1-May-09 - 26.04
Position Year - Wage
Journeyman Painter 1-May-07 - 29.66
1-May-08 - 30.26
1-May-09 - 30.83
5401 - 6000 hours worked 1-May-07 - 22.25
1-May-08 - 22.70
1-May-09 - 23.12
4501 - 5400 hours worked 1-May-07 - 20.76
1-May-08 - 21.18
1-May-09 - 21.58
3501 - 4500 hours worked 1-May-07 - 17.80
1-May-08 - 18.16
1-May-09 - 18.50
1801 - 3600 hours worked 1-May-07 - 16.31
1-May-08 - 16.64
1-May-09 - 16.96
1001 - 1800 hours worked 1-May-07 - 14.83
1-May-08 - 15.13
1-May-09 - 15.42
451 - 1000 hours worked 1-May-07 - 12.00
1-May-08 - 12.00
1-May-09 - 12.00
1 - 450 hours worked 1-May-07 - 12.00
1-May-08 - 12.00
1-May-09 - 12.00
Apprentice Helper (minimum) 1-May-07 - 9.00
1-May-08 - 9.00
1-May-09 - 9.00
Position Year - Wage
Labourer 1-Jan-08 - 26.19
1-Jan-09 - 27.52
1-Jan-10 - 28.25
1-Jan-11 - 29.06
Skilled Labourer 1-Jan-08 - 27.23
1-Jan-09 - 27.95
1-Jan-10 - 28.68
1-Jan-11 - 29.50
Powderman, Crawler Type Driller 1-Jan-08 - 29.07
1-Jan-09 - 29.80
1-Jan-10 - 30.53
1-Jan-11 - 31.35
Carpenters 1-Jan-08 - 28.12
1-Jan-09 - 28.89
1-Jan-10 - 29.71
1-Jan-11 - 30.62
Rodman 1-Jan-08 - 27.83
1-Jan-09 - 28.55
1-Jan-10 - 29.28
1-Jan-11 - 30.10
Concrete Finisher 1-Jan-08 - 27.92
1-Jan-09 - 28.69
1-Jan-10 - 29.51
1-Jan-11 - 30.42
Piling Driving (All types Operation) 1-Jan-08 - 27.33
1-Jan-09 - 28.05
1-Jan-10 - 28.78
1-Jan-11 - 29.60
Working Foreman 1-Jan-08 - 29.21
1-Jan-09 - 30.03
1-Jan-10 - 30.85
1-Jan-11 - 31.85
Watchman Six Shifts Per Week, (10) hours per shift (Weekly) 1-Jan-08 - 13.00
1-Jan-09 - 13.73
1-Jan-10 - 14.45
1-Jan-11 - 15.27
Traffic Control Person 1-Jan-08 - 23.27
1-Jan-09 - 24.00
1-Jan-10 - 24.73
1-Jan-11 - 25.55
Position Year - Wage
Labourer 1-Jan-08 - 27.15
1-Jan-09 - 27.87
1-Jan-10 - 28.60
1-Jan-11 - 29.42
Underground Labourer, Pipelayer, Reinforced Concrete Worker, Skilled 1-Jan-08 - 27.73
1-Jan-09 - 28.45
1-Jan-10 - 29.18
1-Jan-11 - 30.00
Concrete Leader 1-Jan-08 - 27.97
1-Jan-09 - 28.70
1-Jan-10 - 29.43
1-Jan-11 - 30.25
Pumpman (3" Disc. and Under), Deck Man, Pit Bottom Man, Signal Man 1-Jan-08 - 27.43
1-Jan-09 - 28.15
1-Jan-10 - 28.88
1-Jan-11 - 29.70
Pile Driving all types and all Operations related thereto 1-Jan-08 - 28.07
1-Jan-09 - 28.80
1-Jan-10 - 29.53
1-Jan-11 - 30.35
Mucker and Miner Helper, Grout Machine Man, Diamond Drill, Welder 1-Jan-08 - 28.23
1-Jan-09 - 28.95
1-Jan-10 - 29.68
1-Jan-11 - 30.50
Shield Driver and Mole Driver, Lead Miner 1-Jan-08 - 28.47
1-Jan-09 - 29.20
1-Jan-10 - 29.93
1-Jan-11 - 30.75
Powderman 1-Jan-08 - 28.53
1-Jan-09 - 29.25
1-Jan-10 - 29.98
1-Jan-11 - 30.80
Fence Erector 1-Jan-08 - 28.43
1-Jan-09 - 29.15
1-Jan-10 - 29.88
1-Jan-11 - 30.70
Working Foreman 1-Jan-08 - 28.41
1-Jan-09 - 29.23
1-Jan-10 - 30.05
1-Jan-11 - 31.05
Watchman and Dryman 1-Jan-08 - 26.63
1-Jan-09 - 27.35
1-Jan-10 - 28.08
1-Jan-11 - 28.90
Position Year - Wage
Labourer 1-Jan-08 - 26.15
1-Jan-09 - 26.87
1-Jan-10 - 27.60
1-Jan-11 - 28.42
Skilled Labourer 1-Jan-08 - 26.57
1-Jan-09 - 27.30
1-Jan-10 - 28.03
1-Jan-11 - 28.85
Crawler Type Drillman, Powderman 1-Jan-08 - 28.77
1-Jan-09 - 29.50
1-Jan-10 - 30.23
1-Jan-11 - 31.05
Catch Basin Constructors 1-Jan-08 - 27.17
1-Jan-09 - 27.90
1-Jan-10 - 28.63
1-Jan-11 - 29.45
Asphalt Raker, Pipelayers, Trenchless Tech. Carpenters, Cement Finish 1-Jan-08 - 27.47
1-Jan-09 - 28.25
1-Jan-10 - 29.06
1-Jan-11 - 29.97
Man Hole Valve Chamber Constructors 1-Jan-08 - 27.53
1-Jan-09 - 28.25
1-Jan-10 - 29.06
1-Jan-11 - 29.97
Rodman Reinforcing Installers, Curb-setters, Bricksetters, Stonepaving 1-Jan-08 - 26.93
1-Jan-09 - 27.65
1-Jan-10 - 28.38
1-Jan-11 - 29.20
Working Foreman 1-Jan-08 - 28.56
1-Jan-09 - 29.38
1-Jan-10 - 30.20
1-Jan-11 - 31.20
Watchman Six Shifts Per Week, (10) hours per shift (Weekly) 1-Jan-08 - 13.00
1-Jan-09 - 13.73
1-Jan-10 - 14.45
1-Jan-11 - 15.27
Traffic Control Person 1-Jan-08 - 23.77
1-Jan-09 - 24.50
1-Jan-10 - 25.23
1-Jan-11 - 26.04
Work performed Total Hourly
Compensation
Marble Mason 11-Jun-07 - 32.47
1-May-08 - 32.97
1-Nov-08 - 33.47
1-May-09 - 34.06
1-Nov-09 - 34.70
Terrazzo Tile Mechanic 11-Jun-07 - 32.31
1-May-08 - 32.81
1-Nov-08 - 33.31
1-May-09 - 33.90
1-Nov-09 - 34.54
Base Machine Operator 11-Jun-07 - 31.24
1-May-08 - 31.74
1-Nov-08 - 32.24
1-May-09 - 32.83
1-Nov-09 - 33.46
Terrazzo Helper 11-Jun-07 - 30.99
1-May-08 - 31.49
1-Nov-08 - 31.98
1-May-09 - 32.58
1-Nov-09 - 33.22
Marble Tile Helper 11-Jun-07 - 30.91
1-May-08 - 31.41
1-Nov-08 - 31.91
1-May-09 - 32.50
1-Nov-09 - 33.14
Position Year - Wage
Journeyman 10-Jun-07 - 33.65
1-May-08 - 34.55
1-May-09 - 35.41
Foreperson 10-Jun-07 - 38.15
1-May-08 - 39.05
1-May-09 - 39.91
Sub-foreperson 10-Jun-07 - 36.15
1-May-08 - 37.05
1-May-09 - 37.91
Apprentice (0-1999hrs) 10-Jun-07 - 20.19
1-May-08 - 20.73
1-May-09 - 21.25
Apprentice (2000-3999hrs) 10-Jun-07 - 23.56
1-May-08 - 24.19
1-May-09 - 24.79
Apprentice (4000-5999hrs) 10-Jun-07 - 26.92
1-May-08 - 27.64
1-May-09 - 28.33
Apprentice (6000-8000hrs) 10-Jun-07 - 30.29
1-May-08 - 31.10
1-May-09 - 31.87
Work performed Total Hourly
Compensation
Journeyman 1-May-08 - 34.45
1-May-09 - 36.00
Apprentice 1 1-May-08 - 13.23
1-May-09 - 13.86
Apprentice 2 1-May-08 - 16.77
1-May-09 - 17.46
Apprentice 3 1-May-08 - 20.30
1-May-09 - 21.24
Apprentice 4 1-May-08 - 23.84
1-May-09 - 24.84
Apprentice 5 1-May-08 - 27.37
1-May-09 - 28.44
Foreman 1-May-08 - 37.89
1-May-09 - 39.60
Position Year - Wage
Shovels, backhoes, draglines, gradalls, clams (on site), Grader "A", fine grade bulldozer, Pitman type cranes, self-erecting tower cranes 1-Jan-08 - 30.86
1-Sep-08 - 31.50
1-Sep-09 - 32.14
1-Sep-10 - 32.95
Clams (yard operation), mechanics, welders 1-Jan-08 - 30.06
1-Sep-08 - 30.70
1-Sep-09 - 31.34
1-Sep-10 - 32.15
Hydra-lift truck mounted hydraulic cranes 1-Jan-08 - 29.86
1-Sep-08 - 30.50
1-Sep-09 - 31.14
1-Sep-10 - 31.95
Curb machine, self-propelled power drills, hydraulic, etc. bulldozer operators, all front end loader operators, scrapers (self-propelled), dozer 815 type, off highway vehicles and concrete paver, pulverizer and asphalt planer 1-Jan-08 - 29.73
1-Sep-08 - 30.36
1-Sep-09 - 31.00
1-Sep-10 - 31.82
Mixer man on asphalt plant 1-Jan-08 - 29.66
1-Sep-08 - 30.30
1-Sep-09 - 30.94
1-Sep-10 - 31.75
Engineers on boilers (with papers), asphalt spreader (self-propelled), asphalt roller 1-Jan-08 - 29.61
1-Sep-08 - 30.25
1-Sep-09 - 30.88
1-Sep-10 - 31.70
Farm and industrial type tractor operators with excavating attachments, grader operator B', snippers, hydro axe and tree farmer, feller buncher, hydro shear, trenching machines, caisson boring machines under 25 H.P., lubrication unit operator, skid steer loaders, Kabota skid steer loaders, Kabota bobcat type excavators and those less than 65 H.P. and similar types, skidder type equipment with hydraulic and cable attachments 1-Jan-08 - 29.46
1-Sep-08 - 30.10
1-Sep-09 - 30.74
1-Sep-10 - 31.55
Boiler fireman (without papers), burnerman on asphalt plant 1-Jan-08 - 29.06
1-Sep-08 - 29.70
1-Sep-09 - 30.34
1-Sep-10 - 31.15
Roller Operator (asphalt) 'B', mobile sweeper 1-Jan-08 - 28.75
1-Sep-08 - 29.39
1-Sep-09 - 30.03
1-Sep-10 - 30.85
Farm and industrial type tractor, (towed and self-propelled compaction units), grade rollerman, including self-propelled rubber tired rollers, hydro-vac truck 1-Jan-08 - 28.51
1-Sep-08 - 29.15
1-Sep-09 - 29.78
1-Sep-10 - 30.60
Work performed Total Hourly
Compensation
Engineers operating Cranes with a manufacturer's rating of 70 tons capacity and over, self-erecting tower cranes. $36.44
Engineers operating crawler cranes, mobile cranes, piledrivers, caisson boring machines and working foreman. $35.33
Engineers operating crawler backhoes, gradalls, Pitman type cranes, graders, mechanics and welders, articulating Hydraulic Crane (Knuckleboom). Asphalt plant operator. SeIf-propelled hydraulic drills. $34.09
Engineers operating bulldozers, frontend loaders, industrial tractors with backhoe and all other attachments, crawler tractors, crawler tractor and scraper, self-propelled scrapers, sideboom, Concrete Paver, Asphalt Planer, asphalt spreaders, curb machines, asphalt roller. Dozer 815 type and boom trucks. Dump truck drivers. Float, Flatbed Drivers, Off highway vehicles. $33.72
Engineers operating bobcat, skid steer, all frontend loader with all attachments, Kubota type backhoe with aII attachments, trenchers, hydro-vac truck. $31.91
Engineers operating self-propelled roller, packer - rubber tired, sheepsfoot on grade or backfill, farm tractor, pump 6" and over. $29.40
Position Year - Wage
Engineer operating cranes, self-erecting tower cranes, caisson boring machines 25 H.P. and over, sidebooms cranes, clams, backhoes, derricks, pile-drivers, gradalls, mobile and similar equipment, Pitman type cranes. Grader operator 'A' and fine grade bulldozer operator. 1-Jan-08 - 31.50
1-Sep-08 - 32.14
1-Sep-09 - 32.77
1-Sep-10 - 33.59
Heavy duty field mechanics and equipment repair welders. 1-Jan-08 - 30.45
1-Sep-08 - 31.05
1-Sep-09 - 31.68
1-Sep-10 - 32.50
Hydra-Lift truck mounted hydraulic cranes. 1-Jan-08 - 30.41
1-Sep-08 - 31.05
1-Sep-09 - 31.68
1-Sep-10 - 32.50
Operators of bulldozers, tractors, scrapers, emcos, grader "B", all front-end loaders and similar equipment, farm and industrial tractors with excavating attachments, trenching machines, caisson boring machines under 25 h.p., snippers, hydro axe and tree farmer, feller buncher, hydro shear, lubrication unit operator, skid steer loaders, Kabota skid steer loaders, Kabota Bobcat type excavators and those less than 65 h.p. and similar types, skidder type equipment with hydraulic and cable attachments, curb machines and self-propelled power drills, hydraulic, etc., off highway vehicles. 1-Jan-08 - 30.35
1-Sep-08 - 30.98
1-Sep-09 - 31.62
1-Sep-10 - 32.44
Service men on shovels, compressors, pumps, self propelled rollers, boom truck drivers, operators of 5 or more heaters. 1-Jan-08 - 29.24
1-Sep-08 - 29.88
1-Sep-09 - 30.51
1-Sep-10 - 31.33
Oilers, greasers, mechanics helpers hydro-vac truck - 3rd year. 1-Jan-08 - 28.84
1-Sep-08 - 29.47
1-Sep-09 - 30.11
1-Sep-10 - 30.93
Oilers, greasers, mechanics helpers hydro-vac truck - 2nd year. 1-Jan-08 - 27.84
1-Sep-08 - 28.47
1-Sep-09 - 29.11
1-Sep-10 - 29.93
Oilers, greasers, mechanics helpers hydro-vac truck - 1st year. 1-Jan-08 - 26.84
1-Sep-08 - 27.47
1-Sep-09 - 28.11
1-Sep-10 - 28.93
Position Year - Wage
Foreman 25-May-07 - 32.06
1-May-08 - 33.20
1-May-09 - 34.51
Journeyman 25-May-07 - 31.65
1-May-08 - 32.79
1-May-09 - 34.11
Material Handler 25-May-07 - 29.86
1-May-08 - 31.00
1-May-09 - 32.32
Third Year Apprentice 25-May-07 - 24.90
1-May-08 - 25.81
1-May-09 - 26.86
Second Year Apprentice 25-May-07 - 22.43
1-May-08 - 23.23
1-May-09 - 24.15
First Year Apprentice 25-May-07 - 19.04
1-May-08 - 19.72
1-May-09 - 20.51
Pre-apprentice 25-May-07 - 15.67
1-May-08 - 16.25
1-May-09 - 16.91
Position Year - Wage
Foreman (3 - 15 men) 1-May-07 - 34.36
1-May-08 - 35.87
1-May-09 - 37.74
Foreman (16 - 25 men) 1-May-07 - 34.61
1-May-08 - 36.12
1-May-09 - 37.99
Foreman (Over 25 men) 1-May-07 - 34.71
1-May-08 - 36.22
1-May-09 - 38.09
Journeyman 1-May-07 - 31.61
1-May-08 - 32.12
1-May-09 - 33.24
First Year Apprentice 1-May-07 - 12.15
1-May-08 - 12.15
1-May-09 - 12.68
Second Year Apprentice 1-May-07 - 16.11
1-May-08 - 16.23
1-May-09 - 16.89
Third Year Apprentice 1-May-07 - 20.05
1-May-08 - 20.27
1-May-09 - 21.06
Fourth Year Apprentice 1-May-07 - 23.62
1-May-08 - 23.96
1-May-09 - 24.89
Fifth Year Apprentice 1-May-07 - 27.55
1-May-08 - 28.01
1-May-09 - 29.06
Sheeter / Decker 1-May-07 - 31.61
1-May-08 - 21.12
1-May-09 - 33.24
Sheeter / Decker Assistant 1-May-07 - 29.16
1-May-08 - 29.60
1-May-09 - 30.64
Material Handler 1-May-07 - 25.50
1-May-08 - 25.83
1-May-09 - 26.74
Probationary Employee 1-May-07 - 14.96
1-May-08 - 15.08
1-May-09 - 15.75