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HOW TO JOIN

HOW AND WHY TO BECOME SIGNATORY TO LOCAL 12

  • It does not cost the contractor any money to join Local 12.
  • Local 12 has available out-of-work lists of qualified journeypersons and apprentices throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
  • If you become signatory to Local 12, so will your employees who conduct operating engineers covered work and they will be able to continue working and obtain Union Wages and Benefits.
  • Our Trust Fund will manage all benefits paid on behalf of the member, for health and welfare, pension, the defined contribution plan (annuity), vacation-holiday, etc.
  • Different rates for various job descriptions for journeypersons and apprentices.
  • All work MUST be performed by union contractors, including Sub-Contractors.
  • You will be more competitive in the industry because of our skilled and qualified members.
  • Union Representatives are there to help everyone follow the contract.
  • Labor-Management Agreements are established to cover wage rates, fringe benefits, working conditions, travel pay, tool allowance, apprentice training, etc.
  • California Prevailing Wages are based on Union wages and benefits for journeypersons and apprentices.

If you are interested in becoming signatory, please contact your local Dispatch Office.

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