Posted June 29, 2022

On 6/23/22 the Drywall Finishers of DC16 overwhelmingly voted yes on the latest contract offer that will keep them working for the next 4 years with significant increases in wages (Largest Drywall contract offer in DC16 history).

4-year contract for $17.05 total. 19.99% increase to the Total Package over the life of the agreement, averaging 4.99% a year.

Increases to be allocated as per the attached schedule of rates.

Added DDO for a total of 5 per year.

Removal of white pants requirement.

Shift work differential increase from 15% to 20% per hour above Straight Time Rate.

Added language for non-discrimination and labor law compliance.

Point of dispatch to include member’s Local Union.

Added definition of Journeyman Drywall Finisher.

Apprenticeship ration change from 3:1 to 2:1.

Increase schedule:

7/1/2022             $3.00

7/1/2023             $4.35

7/1/2024             $4.70

7/1/2025             $5.00

Thank you to the Local 83 members who volunteered to work the ratification vote. Without your involvement this couldn’t have happened. Congratulations to all DC16 Drywall Finishers!


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