MEMBERSHIP

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, & Reinforcing Iron Workers Local No. 301 are members of the Building and Construction Trades and Heavy and Highway Department.  Iron Workers work on outside projects erecting buildings and bridges and other related work.  A few of our jobs are pictured on the right.  As you can see sometimes our work becomes a part of history, like the  New River Gorge Bridge, (pictured top). 

The Union provides benefits and support for its members.  Health Insurance, Pension, and Annuity are paid on top of the hourly rates listed below.  The construction industry is booming and now is the best time to join the Union. Our local has over three hundred members, and jurisdiction in counties in West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky.  The counties in our jurisdiction are listed below on the wage and fringe form below.

BUILDING & TRADES RATES
 
 
Effective December 1, 2013 thru May 31, 2014
 
 
Journeyman Ironworker - - - - - - - - - - - - ( See counties listed below for rate )
 
WV Counties:     Boone, Braxton, Fayette, Logan, Mingo, McDowell, Nicholas, Raleigh,
                                Randolph,Webster and, Wyoming - ------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - $33.07
VA Counties:      Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Tazewell, Washington and Wise $33.07
KY Counties:      Pike ------ - - - - ---------------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  $33.07
WV Counties:            Kanawha, Clay, Lincoln & Putnam- ------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - -        $31.39
 
                      Health & Welfare- - - - - - - - - - - - - - ---------- - - - - - -                             $ 6.20
Pension- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ------------- - - -                             $ 8.60
Annuity- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -------------- - - - - - - - -                             $ 3.00
Apprenticeship Training ( Fringe )- - - - - - - - - - - - - -                             $ 0.50
                     State Bldg. Tr & ACT ( Deduction )--- - - - - - - - - - - -                             $ 0.15
Charleston Bldg. Tr.( Deduction) - - ----- - - - - - - - - - -                                   $ 0.05
                     Construction Adv. ( Fringe )- - - - - - - - ---- - - - - - - - -                             $ 0.10
L E A D ( Fringe )- -  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ---------- - - -                              $ 0.12
Target Fund ( Deduction ) - - - - - - - - ......- - - - - - -                              $ 0.10
Building Fund ( Deduction )........................................................................$ 0.09
IMPACT ( Deduction )...................................................................... 1 % of Gross
Vacation Fund ( Deduction after taxes ) ( * ) - - - - - - - -                         $ 1.50
*Vacation fund may be held out or remain
on payroll check at employee’s option
Working Assessments (Deduction) VARIES PER PROJECT Contact Union Hall
                      Foreman Rate ( J. I. W. Rate + $2.00 ) - - - - - - - - - -                  $33.39/  $35.07       General Foreman Rate ( J. I. W. Rate + $3.00 ) - - - - - -              $34.39 / $36.07
 
                                                Total Fringe Package:$18.52
 
* Effective June 1, 2014 there will be an increase to the Pension Contribution of $0.30, this will be a deduction from the listed hourly wage rate, it will be distributed at a later date.
HEAVY & HIGHWAY RATES
 
 
Effective December 1, 2013 thru May 31, 2014
 
Heavy and Highway Rates
 
Journeyman Ironworker - - - - - - - - - - - - ( See counties listed below for rate )
 
WV Counties:  Boone, Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo,
McDowell, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Webster and
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                         $34.52
VA Counties:   Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Tazewell, Washington and Wise     $34.52
KY Counties:   Pike - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                    $34.52
 
Health & Welfare- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                       $ 6.20
Pension- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                          $ 8.60
Annuity- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                           $ 3.00
Apprenticeship Training ( Fringe )- - - - - - - - - - - - - -                              $ 0.50
Affiliated Construction Trades ( Deduction )- - - - - - - - -                          $ 0.15
WV/HH C. I. F. ( Fringe )- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                                    $ 0.25
I M P A C T ( Deduction ) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -                              1% of Gross
Target Fund ( Deduction ) - - - - -...... - - - - - - - - - -                               $ 0.10
Building Fund ( Deduction ).................................                                        $ 0.09
 
Vacation Fund ( Deduction after taxes ) ( * ) - - - - - - - -                          $ 1.50
*Vacation fund may be held out or remain
on payroll check at employee’s option
Working Assessments ( Deduction ) - - - - - - - - - - -                             - 6% of gross
                      Foreman Rate ( J. I. W. Rate + $2.00 ) - - - - - - - - - -                           $36.52
General Foreman Rate ( J. I. W. Rate + $4.00 ) - - - - - -                       $38.52
 
                                           Total Fringe Package:    $18.55
 
* Effective June 1, 2014 there will be an increase to the Pension Contribution of $0.30, this will be a deduction from the listed hourly wage rate, it will be distributed at a later date.