CWA 1109

Contract Reached at Aclara/SGS

Friday, April 27, 2018
CWA Local 1109 newest members, 250  Meter Installers at Aclara/SGS  have voted to ratify their 1st  contract. 

Highlights of the contract include: 

  • Members will double their base wages over the life of the contract
  • 50% plus savings in cost sharing under the CWA Local medical plan
  • 9 regular Holidays off and 2 floating holidays
  • PTO (paid time off) Members had 0 prior to contract
  • Contracting limits with job protection
  • Grievance and Arbitration (just cause) process which includes back pay and front pay
  • Transfer language by seniority as new locations open up

We are proud of this first contract for our newest 1109 members from Aclara SGS. As a few of the members stated during the ratification process "this is life changing, thank you CWA Local 1109". Contract is a four year deal and will go in effect Monday April 30, 2018.


Solidarity was the key to this campaign and a belief that the workers were not being treated fairly, wanted change and they did just that.

Great job by all!