Comparision of Construction Labor Agreements

by Neal B.H. Benjamin, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.,
Arthur W. Young, (A.M.ASCE), Civ. Engr.; Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Burlingame, Calif.; formerly, Grad. Student, Construction Management Program, Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 1, Pg. 183-200

Document Type: Journal Paper


Provisions of labor agreements negotiated by Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chapters in St. Louis, Kansas City, and outstate Missouri, and various local carpenter, laborer, operating engineers, and teamster unions are examined. Differences in provisions covering wages, hours, and working conditions between crafts in a given area are noted as are differences in skill classifications and geographic jurisdiction. Provisions of labor agreements between various locals of the carpenters and several AGC chapters also are examined. Regional differences in provisions relating to wages, hours, and working conditions are examined.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Labor | Agreements and treaties | Employee compensation and benefits | Working conditions | Contractors and subcontractors | Jurisdiction | United States | Kansas | Missouri

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