Pay and Benefits
Journeyman Wireman CLA Wage Rate $31.00
1st Period 0-1000 hours 45% of JW $13.95
2nd Period 1000-2000 hours 50% of JW $15.50
3rd Period 2000-3500 hours 55% of JW $17.05
4th Period 3500-5000 hours 65% of JW $20.15
5th Period 5000-6500 hours 75% of JW $23.25
6th Period 6500-8000 hours 85% of JW $26.35
Health & Welfare (Medical, Dental, Vision etc) $8.30/hour 100% paid by contractor
Retirement Fund (begins at hour 1) $8.73/hour 100% paid by contractor
NEBF Pension 3% of Gross
Training - JATC 2% of Gross
CALM Program $0.04/hour
All of the 270 Apprentices receive full family coverage insurance at NO COST to the apprentice.
This benefit kicks in once the apprentice has worked 140 hours per month for 2 consecutive months.
All of the 270 Apprentices receive retirement benefits with the first hour they work.
So, from day one on the job, their contractor will contribute $8.73 per hour at NO COST to the apprentice.