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Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance v. Wood, Wire, and Metal

Lathers' International Union.

Agreement entered into this 27th day of November, 1908, at Denver, Colo., by and between the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance, parties of the first part, and the Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers’ International Union, parties of the second part.

The parties to this agreement respectfully agree to reaffirm the agreement entered into by the aforesaid parties on January 7, 1903, and January 27, 1904; and the party of the second part further agrees not to erect any metal studding or furring which plastic material is adhered to, and which has not been manufactured or constructed by members of the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance, the making of which is covered by the jurisdiction claims of party of the first part; and the party of the first part, in return, agrees at no time to allow their members to assert jurisdiction over the erection of metal studding or furring which plastic material is adhered to.

The party of the second part, in return, hereby agrees to recommend to the general membership of the wood, wire, and metal lathers the request of the party of the first part. That the members of the party of the second part will refuse to lath up heating and ventilating duct, or other sheet

metal work, which does not bear the union label of the party of the first part.

NEW YORK JURISDICTION.

The jurisdictional agreement between the Master League of Cement Workers and the Metallic Lathers' Union of New York is as follows:

First. The term “fireproof construction" shall apply to concrete slabs, arches, and other bodies of concrete supported by or reenforced with rods of mesh, and used in connection with structural steel. This includes also arches supported by corrugated or other sheet metal.

Second. The term "reenforced concrete construction” shall apply to bodies of concrete of any kind used for sustaining loads, where the concrete structure wholly or in part replaces structural steel.

Third. On the laying and setting of light iron or steel or mesh used in fireproof construction, also on the cutting and bending of all light iron or steel, metal and wire lath or mesh or sheets for floor, arches, and the making of hangers, clips, and stirrups, whether made on the job or elsewhere.

On each job of fireproof construction there shall be a foreman who shall have charge of the metallic lathers and laborers on fireproof concrete, who shall be a member of the Metallic Lathers' Union in good standing, and who shall work with his tools when requested to do so when no concreting is going on.

Fourth. On the fabricating and assembling of all columns, beams, and girders, of metal or wire lath, light iron or steel, on the cutting, bending, and setting of all light iron and steel, and of metal and wire lath or mesh used in construction of reenforced concrete, including hangers, clips, and stirrups, whether made on the job or elsewhere, excepting the making and assembling of such work as is made in the shop by heating processes that can not be fabricated on the job. When skeleton frames of reenforced steel, iron, or metal lath, or wire lath or mesh, are made and assembled in the shop by heating processes that can not be fabricated on the job, the same shall be handled after arrival at the site of the job solely by members of the party of the second part. On each job of reenforced concrete there shall be a foreman, who shall have charge of the metallic lathers and over the reenforced concrete, who shall be a member of the Metallic Lathers' Union in good standing, and who shall work with his tools when requested to do so when no concreting is going on.

The agreement between the Employing Metallic Furring and Lathing Association of New York and the Metallic Lathers' Union provides for the fabrication, assembling, and erection of all iron and steel furring and framing. This includes all furring in connection with metal lath and plaster ceilings, bracket work for ornamental effects, partition work and wall furring; also the applying and placing of wire lath, sheet, metal lath, and paper lath and plaster boards, corner beads, and metal grounds, and the fabricating of hangers, clips, and stirrups, whether made on the job or elsewhere, for the above specified work; this includes also the supports for arches of corrugated or other sheet metal.

AWARDS AND DECISIONS OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW

YORK.

Metallic Lathers' Union of New York and Employing Metal Furring and Lathing Association v. New York League of Heat and Cold Insulation and Union of Meat and Cold Insulators-Erection of hanging ceiling framework on Wanamaker Building, New

York City.

ARBITRATORS' DECISION, June 1, 1905.-— The undersigned committee, acting as a special board of arbitration, in the dispute between the Metallic Lathers' Union and the Employing Metallic Furring and Lathing Association, parties of the first part, and the Union of Heat and Cold Insulators and the New York League of Heat and Cold Insulation, parties of the second part, relating to the erection of hanging ceiling framework on the Wanamaker Building, New York City, find as follows:

That the work in question shall be erected by the members of the Metallic Lathers' Union.

Sheet Metal Workers' Union, Local No. 11, v. Housesmiths' and Bridgemens' Union,

Metallic Lathers' Union, and Berger Manufacturing Co.--Installing corrugated iron poor arches.

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DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, August 28, 1905.---The executive committee finds that the work of installing corrugated iron floor arches for the purposes of holding plastic material or concrete has been in the possession of the Metallic Lathers' Union.

Metallic Lathers' Union v. H. W. Miller & Co.--Stapling on of wire lath. RECOMMENDATION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, OCTOBER 18, 1905.--The executive committee adopted the following as a recommendation to the interested parties: The stapling of wire lath on a wood-lath job may be done by any skilled mechanic where the amount of wire lath stapled on wood does not exceed 75 square yards. If the wire lath on a wood job exceeds 75 square yards it shall be stapled by metal lathers, and on all metal and wire lath jobs the work shall be done by metal lathers.

Metallic Lathers' Union v. Lenor Iron Works— Work of iron furring. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, FEBRUARY 27, 1909.—The Lenox Iron Works is directed to employ metallic lathers (members of the recognized union) on all work of furring carrying metallic lathing.

Metallic Lathers' Union v. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Union, Local 11-Angle

iron placed in ducts for lathing. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, DECEMBER 16, 1908.— The work in question, l-inch angle iron placed in ducts for the purpose of holding metallic lath, which in tum is used for the purpose of holding the cement, is in the possession of the metallic lathers.

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AMALGAMATED SHEET METAL WORKERS' INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE.

ORIGINAL CHARTER CLAIM AND JURISDICTION.

A sheet-metal worker, in the sense used and considered by this International Alliance, shall be one who can command the minimum rate of wages at any of the various branches, which shall consist of tin and sheet-metal workers, metal roofers, cornice and skylight workers, metal furniture, hollow metal door and trim workers, furnace and range workers, the making, setting, and finishing of metal sash and frames, jobbers, assortment workers and coppersmiths, and those who put on iron ceilings and sidings (both interior and exterior), and all sheet-metal work made of No. 10 gauge and lighter.

JURISDICTION AWARDS OF THE BUILDING TRADES DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAX

FEDERATION OF LABOR.

Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance v. Wood, Wire, and Metal

Lathers' International Union.

Agreement entered into this 27th day of November, 1908, at Denver, Colo., by and between the Amalgamted Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance, parties of the first part, and the Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers' International Union, parties of the second part.

The parties to this agreement respectfully agree to reaffirm the agreement entered into by the aforesaid parties on January 7, 1903, and January 27, 1904; and the party of the second part further agrees not to erect any metal studding or furring which plastic material is adhered to, and which has not been manufactured or constructed by members of the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance, the making of which is covered by the jurisdictional claims of party of the first part; and the party of the first part, in retur, agrees at no time to allow their members to assert jurisdiction over the erection of metal studding or furring which plastic material is adhered to.

The party of the second part, in return, hereby agrees to recommend to the general membership of the wood, wire, and metal lathers the request of the party of the first part; that the members of the party of the second part will refuse to lath up heating and ventilating duct, or other sheet-metal work, which does not bear the union label of the party of the first part. Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance v. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and

Joiners. Under a decision by the Tampa Convention of the Building Trades Department the right of manufacturing and erecting of all metal door and trim was conceded to the sheet-metal workers.

Brotherhood of Painiers, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America 1'. Amalagmated

Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance.

Agreement entered into by and between the general executive board of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America and the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance shall take effect December 1, 1910, and remain in force until amended, revised, or changed at a meeting between the representatives of both organizations called for this purpose.

SECTION 1. It is agreed by both parties to this agreement that all glass set in sheetmetal sash, frames, doors, or skylights shall be set by members of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paper Hangers of America, according to their claim of jurisdiction granted by the convention of the Building Trades department, American

Federation of Labor, at St. Louis, December, 1910, and that all sheet-metal work on sheet-metal sash, frames, doors, or skylights shall be done by the members of the Amalgamated Sheet-Metal Workers' International Alliance.

Sec. 2. In localities where differences now exist or may arise in the future, such differences shall be adjusted by a committee appointed by and representing the district councils or local unions of both organizations in that locality. Should this committee be unable to agree, a representative of the general executive board of each organization shall be called in to assist in the adjustment.

Sec. 3. It is also agreed that the national officers of both organizations where local unions fail to agree shall insist that this agreement be carried out by affiliated unions.

Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance v. International Association

Bridge and Structural Iron Workers.

At a conference held at Tampa, Fla., October 14, 1909, by and between committees representing the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance and the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers the following agreement was entered into:

First. In regard to steel sheeting, it was agreed that in localities where either organization has possession of the work it shall remain undisturbed. In localities where the work is in dispute, the highest rate of wages and the best working condition maintained by either organization shall prevail in the erection of the work. This being understood to apply only to corrugated sheeting attached to iron frames. Sheeting applied to woodwork being conceded to the sheet metal workers.

Second. In regard to metal furniture, it was agreed that where there are more T's or angles or iron heavier than 10 gauge used in its construction it shall be done by the bridge and structural iron workers. Where there is more sheet metal of 10 gauge or lighter used in the manufacture of said work it shall be done by the sheet-metal workers.

Third. The sheet-metal workers waive all claim of jurisdiction over stair or other work such as grill work or elevator inclosures.

Fourth. In the matter of erection of fans, hot-blast rooms, and cold-air inlets heavier than 10 gauge, [it] shall be done by the bridge and structural iron workers. All fans, hot-blast rooms and cold-air inlets 10 gauge or lighter shall be done by the sheetmetal workers.

Fifth. All future disputes that may arise between the above-named organizations in connection with work not herein set forth shall first be taken up by the international presidents of both organizations, and on their failure to agree the building trades department's laws and rules shall govern the settlement of the disputes. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers v. Bridge and Structural Iron Workers- Floor domes.

In supplement to the foregoing, the following agreement was entered into by and between representatives of the Bridge and Structural Iron Workers' International Union and the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Rochester, N. Y., November 27, 1912:

First. We reaffirm the agreement entered into by the parties at interest at Tampa, Fla., October 14, 1909.

Second. That in the matter of floor dome used in floor construction, manufactured of sheet metal of No. 10 gauge and lighter, was not in contention at the time the agreement was entered into.

Therefore, we, the representatives of the Bridge and Structural Iron Workers, concede that work to the Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance. (See printed proceedings, Rochester Convention, p. 140.)

NEW YORK JURISDICTION.

All sheet-metal work in connection with buildings and structures, including hollow metal sash, frames, skylights, and the glazing of all skylights, cornices, crestings, awnings, circular moldings, excepting stamping of same, ventilators (except such as are patented), heating and ventilating and ventilating apparatus (except patented articles and mechanical equipment such as fans, blowers, air washers, etc.), the setting of all registers and register faces in connection with sheet-metal work, the applying of metal to ceilings and the side walls, all the furring and sheathing of same, and such other sheet metal work of No. 10 gauge and lighter not herein specified as has been awarded them in the past, shall be made and erected by members of the Brotherhood of Union Sheet Metal Workers of New York and vicinity. In Kalamein shops the work of members of the Sheet Metal Workers' Union shall be confined to the cutting and forming of the metal before same is applied to the wood and any soldering that may be necessary in the finishing of the assembled parts, and the covering of wood doors with tin.

AWARDS AND DECISIONS OF THE GENERAL ARBITRATION BOARD OF GREATER NEW

YORK.

Sheet Metal Workers' Union v. Carpenters' Union-Installing of hollow metal sash.

DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, August 2, 1905.—The executive committee finds that the work of hanging hollow metal sash has been in the possession of the Sheet Metal Workers' Union. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Union v. Marc Eidlitz & Son- Manufacturing

clothes driers, etc. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, SEPTEMBER 20, 1905.—The general secretary is instructed to notify Marc Eidlitz & Son and the secretary of the Building Trades Employers' Association that the work of manufacturing clothes driers and similar sheet-metal appliances belongs to the Sheet Metal Workers' Union. Sheet Metal Workers' Union v. Elevator Supply & Repair Co.- Manufacture of metal

covered doors for freight elevators. DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, OCTOBER 25, 1905.- The Elevator Supply & Repair Co. is notified that all this kind of work must be manufactured by members of Local 11 of New York, and as these particular doors were delivered before the company was aware of the conditions imposed by the trade agreement, the doors of the Wanamaker building are exempted from the rule. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers v. Carpenters' Union-Setting.hollow metal frames.

DECISION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, MARCH 20, 1907.—The setting of all hollow metal frames made under conditions as exist per the agreement between the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Local No. 11 and the employing sheet metal associations shall be in the possession of the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Local No. 11 and the Carpenters' Joint District Council, it being understood that neither party will set any frames not manufactured under conditions satisfactory to the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Local No. 11.

Sheet Metal Workers v. Glaziers-Glazing metal sash. Decision of EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, JANUARY 23, 1907.—The work of glazing metal sash where a cap or solder is used is work that has been in the possession of the sheetmetal workers. The work of glazing metal sash where a cap or solder is not used is work that has been in the possession of both the sheet

metal workers and the glaziers. The cutting of glass is work that has been in the possession of the glaziers.

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