Local 683 Gains Two
New Holidays, Pay Raise
At Lamson & Sessions
|The UE Local 683 negotiating committee at Lamson
& Sessions. From left to right, in front, Jim Stiles, Jim Marsteller, Al Nagy; in the back row, Joe Toscano, Eric Burton and
Lamson and Sessions workers, members of amalgamated UE Local 683, have ratified a new three-year agreement with the owner
of the former Pyramid Plastics plant. The contract contains a new automatic progression schedule along with wage increases averaging 55
cents the first year and 2.5 percent in both the second and third years.
In addition, these UE members gained two new paid holidays, one in the first year and the second in the second year
covered by the agreement.
This latest contract also contains fully company-paid safety shoes, a company contribution towards prescription safety
glasses and an improved 401(k) plan. The agreement also improves the grievance procedure.
The negotiating committee consisted of Local Fin. Sec. Joe Toscano, Eric Burton, Jim Marsteller, Al
Nagy, Jim Stiles and Rick Stockton. The committee was assisted by Field Org. Ron Flowers.
UE News - 6/02