CIATU-Ratification Vote-Update on Health and Welfare and Pension Plan Contributions

November 10, 2023

To: All MoveUP Members in the CIATU Group

This is a reminder that the voting window opened on November 9, 2023. In addition, please find attached here a list of FAQ’s if you have not already viewed them.

Update on Health and Welfare and Pension Plan Contributions

There has been some discussion about the timing and the amount of additional contributions for the health and welfare plan and the COPE pension plan.

The bargaining committee and the trustees of both plans recommend:

Effective on the date of ratification the plan increases will be as follows:

 Health and Welfare Plan—an additional $0.15 per hour.

 COPE Pension Plan—an additional $0.10 per hour

 How you vote

To vote, simply log in to the member portal and you will see the option to vote on the screen. If you are having difficulty signing into the member portal, please email If you haven’t already registered for your account, you will need your membership number and home email address and then click here.  If you do not know your membership number please email membership and they will assist you with this. If you are not registered on the member portal prior to the vote opening you will not be eligible to vote.

Online voting

Voting opens: Thursday, November 9 at 9:00 a.m.
Voting closes: Monday, November 13 at 3:00 p.m.

If you have any questions regarding the Memorandum of Agreement, please reach out to one of the members of the Bargaining Committee.

In solidarity,
Your Bargaining Committee:

Daniel Storms, Union Representative
Charlene Delmaestro, Job Steward, Construction & Specialized Workers Medical & Benefit Plan
Shona Dion, Job Steward, Construction & Specialized Workers #1611
Manjinder Garcha, Job Steward, Piping Industry Apprenticeship Board
Vicki Hastie, Job Steward, Operating Engineers Benefits & Pension


File Number: 23-CIATU-BARG-Update on H&W, PP Contributions-Nov 10 2023
Union Label: DS/ks usw2009


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