Collective bargaining agreements

Abridged collective bargaining agreement's containing rates, trade autonomies, and apprentice ratios used to determine prevailing wages pursuant to M.G.L. c.149 § 26-27.

Relevant sections of collective bargaining agreements between organized and management are being provided below as these agreements provide guidance to the Department when setting prevailing wage rates. Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 149, sec. 26  “…The rate per hour of the wages paid to said mechanics and apprentices, teamsters, chauffeurs, and laborers in the construction of public works shall not be less than the rate or rates of wages to be determined by the commissioner as hereinafter provided….in any of the towns where the works are to be constructed, a wage rate or wage rates have been established in certain trades and occupations by collective agreements or understandings in the private construction industry between organized labor and employers, the rate or rates to be paid on said works shall not be less than the rates so established.”

Collective bargaining agreements by industry

Asbestos agreements

Boilermaker agreements

Bricklayer agreements

Carpenter agreements

Cement mason plasterer agreements

Electrical agreements

Elevator agreements

Floor coverer agreements

Glazier agreements

Iron worker agreements

Laborer agreements

Millwright agreements

Operating engineer agreements

Painter agreements

Pile driver agreements

Plumber, pipefitter, gasfitter, and steamfitter agreements

Refrigeration agreements

Roofer agreements

Sheet metal agreements

Sprinkler fitter agreements

Teamster Agreements



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