The WSC and CIEC concluded contract negotiations with the District Council of Ironworkers of the State of California and Vicinity. Below is the Last, best and final offer made by management, All terms except economics were tentatively agreed to by both parties.


1. Economics: Contract term expiring December 31, 2023
Zone 1–Current Total Package $77.98–San Francisco City and County (*See #4 below)
Zone 2–Current Total Package $77.48–Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa (*See #4 below)
Zone 3–Current Total Package $75.48–Los Angeles per attached map (*See #4 below)
Zone 4–Current Total Package $74.86–All remaining areas


Zone 1
Effective 4/1/21 $2.20 increase
Effective 1/1/22 $2.25 increase
Effective 1/1/23 $2.65 increase Total increase $7.10

Zone 2
Effective 4/1/21 $2.35 increase
Effective 1/1/22 $2.25 increase
Effective 1/1/23 $2.75 increase Total increase $7.35

Zone 3
Effective 4/1/21 $2.35 increase
Effective 1/1/22 $2.50 increase
Effective 1/1/23 $3.00 increase Total increase $7.85

Zone 4
Effective 4/1/21 $2.10 increase
Effective 1/1/22 $2.25 increase
Effective 1/1/23 $2.25 increase Total increase $6.60

2. Section 3. Craft Jurisdiction–Tentatively Agreed by both Parties – add panel systems including terracotta

3. Section 6. G. Holidays—Tentatively Agreed by both Parties – add Veteran’s Day in Nor. Cal. and Nevada; add President’s Day in So. Cal. and Nevada

4. Section 7. B. Congestion Zone— Tentatively Agreed by both Parties
Effective on April 1, 2021, Congestion Zone fee shall be converted from a daily rate to an hourly rate.• City and County of San Francisco shall be $1.63 added to the hourly wage rate.• Counties of Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Contra Costa shall be $1.13 added to the hourly wage rate.• Los Angeles City per attached Map shall be $0.63 added to the hourly wage rate.

5. Section 9. Expenses Out of Town –Tentatively Agreed by both Parties- remove El Centro from the list of California cites listed in paragraph A.

6. Section 9. B. Federal Installations—Tentatively Agreed by both Parties- effective July 1, 2021 In lieu of subsistence pay and travel reimbursement the hourly wage rate will be increased by nine dollars ($9.00) per hour for all work performed at the following locations:

  • Camp Roberts
  • China Lake Naval Test Station
  • Chocolate Mountains Naval Reserve – Niland
  • Edwards Air Force Base
  • Fort Hunter Liggett
  • Fort Irwin Military Station
  • Fort Irwin Training Center – Goldstone
  • San Clemente Island
  • San Nicholas Island
  • 29 Palms – Marine Corps
  • U.S. Marine Base – Barstow
  • U.S. Naval Air Facility – Sealey
  • Vandenberg Air Force Base
  • Army Defense Language Institute – Monterrey
  • Fallon Air Base
  • Naval Post Graduate School – Monterey
  • Yermo Marine Corps Logistics
  • Port Hueneme
  • Port Mugu
  • United States Coast Guard Station – Two Rock
  • The Nevada National Security Site

7. Pension Improvements –Tentatively Agreed by both Parties
June 1, 2021 (Plan Year Start Date)
1. Increase future pension benefit (50%) by $35 from $70 to $105.

At 95.0% or above funded status*:
1. One-time only reallocation of $1.00 from Pension fund contribution to Annuity.
2. Lower the ARR 1/8 of 1% (7.25% to 7.125%)

At 100.0% or above funded status*:
1. Buy back pension credits for all participants from Plan Year ending 2014 through plan year ending 2021 from $70 to $105
2. Lower the ARR 1/8 of 1% (7.125% to 7%)
3. One-time only reallocation of $1.00 from Pension fund contribution to Annuity or Health & Welfare fund.

At 105.0% or above funded status*:
1. One-time only reallocation of $2.00 from Pension fund contribution to Annuity or Health & Welfare.
Downside protection:
If the Pension fund is certified below 95.0% after being certified at a percentage at or above 95.0% funded status, the pension benefit credit will decrease by $5 for every 5% decrease below 95.0% funded status.*


After Pension fund certification is below 95.0% funded status and then is later certified at or above 95.0% funded status, the pension benefit credit will increase by $5 for every 5% increase above 95.0% funded status.*

*Funded percentage based on the current annual actuarial plan certification adopted by Pension Fund Trustees.

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