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.
CANADIAN SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS / CS2A
Save the DATE
The next awards event will be held in Calgary, Alberta at the Studio Bell Music Center on October 24, 2023.
Recognizing Excellence in Unionized Maintenance
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.
Number of employed Canadians in a variety of construction trades and professions.
The average number of full-time jobs that our agreements employ annually.
The annual average of reported craft hours under the GPMC | NMC banner.
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)
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
✓ Returned to what they were pre-2019
$0.75 reduction eliminated
✓ In Fort McMurray
✓ LTM now paid at 100% of construction rates
✓ Benefits paid according to ref agreement
✓ Overtime improvements for compressed work week
GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITIES ACROSS CANADA
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 Sept 2023.
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.
The year the first ever multi-trade maintenance contract was signed at Shell, Sarnia.
The contribution of our maintenance work to the Canadian economy.
The number of years the GPMC | NMC has been operating.
The number of GPMC | NMC collective agreements across the country.
Talk To Us.
The GPMC I NMC wants to elevate the level of representation we provide to you as the members we serve. As part of that, we’ll be reaching out with surveys to better understand what you need from us and from your maintenance collective agreements.
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