LEADERS IN UNIONIZED MAINTENANCE

The General Presidents’ Maintenance Committee (GPMC) and National Maintenance Council (NMC) for Canada negotiate and administer labour agreements designed to facilitate the maintenance of industrial plants across Canada by providing single contracts covering 13 building trades unions.

The General Presidents Maintenance Committee (GPMC) and National Maintenance Council (NMC) for Canada are proud of the incredible progress the unionized maintenance industry has made in health and safety. Six Canadian Safety Achievement Awards will showcase these achievements and celebrate safety performance with industry partners.

Award Winners

1 Million

Number of employed Canadians in a variety of construction trades and professions.

14,000+

The average number of full-time jobs that our agreements employ annually.

23.5 Million

The annual average of reported craft hours under the GPMC | NMC banner.

175

Number of Signatory employers to our agreements.

GPMA | NMA TERMS OF SETTLEMENT

The GPMC | NMC works hard to represent you and protect and grow the market share of unionized maintenance throughout the year and at the bargaining table. After a successful 2023/2024 bargaining session for the GPMA | NMA, we are happy to share the highlights.

ALBERTA GPMA | NMA HIGHLIGHTS (2023-24)

2X

DOUBLE TIME HAS RETURNED

2X starts after 10 hours on all regular days
Now applied to all hours on Sat and Stat holidays
Applied to all hours Sunday for STM and LTM

PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS

Returned to what they were pre-2019

$

100%

$0.75 reduction eliminated

In Fort McMurray
LTM now paid at 100% of construction rates

IMPROVEMENTS

Benefits paid according to ref agreement
Overtime improvements for compressed work week

+

GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS CANADA

Educational Bursary

The GPMC | NMC is proud to offer 25 bursaries each year, totalling $50,000 to assist members of Canada’s Building Trade Unions children with the cost of their post-secondary education. Educational opportunities are a priority for GPMC I NMC , as we recognize the importance of providing future leaders in our communities.

If you or your parent is a member of one of Canada’s construction and building trade unions whose local union has within its jurisdiction a General Presidents’ Maintenance Agreement or a National Maintenance Agreement you are eligible to apply.

Submissions begin September.

People, their families, and the communities they belong to, have always been a core value of our business.

These groups make it possible for GPMC | NMC to continue to grow for over 70 years. Operating as a not-for-profit organization, we created a Charity Committee with the goal of targeting worthwhile local charities/causes where our members live and work.

Donations on behalf of the maintenance industry are provided yearly to local charities/causes with worthy initiatives where our members live and work. Charitable gifts have included financial support for sports clubs, food banks, hospitals and many other worthy charitable groups across Canada.

Charitable Giving

1952

The year the first ever multi-trade maintenance contract was signed at Shell, Sarnia.

$1.1 Billion

The contribution of our maintenance work to the Canadian economy.

72+ years

The number of years the GPMC | NMC has been operating.

22

The number of GPMC | NMC collective agreements across the country.

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