Labor Agreements & Wage Information

Union Contractor Group

AGC’s Labor Relations staff work daily to promote stable relations between unions and contractors. This includes creating a level playing field for both union and open-shop companies. We are consistently combating unfair labor practices and excessive government relations and work closely with member companies to determine reasonable wage rates, benefits, and working rules. We assist with grievances, arbitration, workplace investigations and worker’s compensation claims. We are here to save you time and money through the AGC’s staff expertise.

AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter negotiates with the five major trades on a single employer basis.

Members who have signed agreements negotiated by the AGC on behalf of its signatory contractors may participate in bargaining with AGC on a single employer basis with one or all of the following unions:

  • Carpenters: Pacific Northwest Regional Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
  • Cement Masons: Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Local 555  and Bricklayers Allied Craftsmen, International Union Local 1 (Cement Masons Only)
  • Laborers – Oregon: Oregon and Southern Idaho District Council of Laborers
  • Laborers – SW Washington: Washington & Northern Idaho District Council of Laborers
  • Operating Engineers: International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 701
  • Teamsters: Joint Council of Teamsters, No. 37

Upon contract ratification, each employer who has assigned its bargaining rights to the AGC has the right to accept or decline the agreement.

Become Signatory Through AGC

    • You gain the ability to participate in the collective bargaining process/negotiations of the master labor agreements, saving the time and cost of negotiating individually.
    • AGC will automatically terminate your agreements with the various unions upon contract expiration. Under compliance agreements, your agreement with the union will never expire unless you remember to give timely notice or have negotiated an expiration date in advance.
    • You will receive periodic updates of the wage/benefit schedules, special notices/reminders of contract provisions, and special agreements/letters of understanding.

Current Collective Bargaining Agreements and Wage/Fringe Information

View our Schedule of Contracts

Training Agent Registration Agreement

Any AGC member company may seek labor relations assistance when having problems with picketing or other union organizing efforts.

**[Aug 18] Divers Addendum: New wage rates are determined by the Western WA contract. A new contract has not yet been ratified at this time. A signed extension is in place through September 3.**

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Need more information?

Contact AGC Labor Relations Director, Bob Timmons, for more information.