Sound & Communications – November Report

The membership of IBEW Local 11 Sound & Communications Unit has voted that its $2.85 increase for 2020 will go exclusively toward wages.

Of the 887 members 298 votes were cast:

  • 64 voted for Option A, allocating $1.33 to wages, $1 to the medical plan and $0.52 to the Defined Contribution plan.
  • 60 voted for Option B, allocating $1.33 to wages, $1 to the Medical Plan, $0.20 to the Health Reimbursement Account and $0.32 to the Defined Contribution Plan
  • 167 voted for Option C, allocating the full $2.85 to wages.
  • 7 members voted for D, an “Other” write-in option.

Ballots were sent out on October 28 and the results were announced at the Sound & Communications Committee meeting on Saturday, November 14. The IBEW 11 Executive Board disseminated and counted the ballots to determine the tally. The election was witnessed by Ormond Brown.

The wage increase becomes effective December 28, 2020.

Work is slowing down for the winter. LAUSD, LAX and the remaining bits of SoFi Stadium continue to forge ahead. The Metro Rail Projects are starting to gear up and the pandemic seems to be tightening its grip on the Southland. Stay safe this holiday season. We will hopefully never see a repeat of the gross negligence from our nation’s leadership in our lifetimes.

Work safe, stay safe
Chuck Webb

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