Lawrence, MA, March 22, 2023 - Local 3 SEIU, Lawrence Water Department Unit, proudly announces that its members have unanimously approved a new 3-year contract that enhances their wages and working conditions.
The new contract provides a much-needed wage adjustment in the first year, followed by 3% wage increases in the second and third years of the agreement. In addition, the deal includes increased funding for certain benefits, stipends for specialized licenses, and a one-time payment to each member.
Negotiating this agreement was no easy feat, but our bargaining team used their combined years of experience, talents, and union representation to make their voices heard and respected. Through their dedication and tireless efforts, they secured a fair and just contract for our members.
This contract is a significant victory for the hardworking members of Local 3 SEIU, Lawrence Water Department Unit, we are proud of our members for standing together and making their voices heard during negotiations. This agreement provides our members with the wages and benefits they deserve while also improving working conditions. These dedicated employees work tirelessly to ensure that Lawrence residents have access to safe and clean water.
Congratulations to the proud members of Local 3 SEIU, Lawrence Water Department Unit for standing together and securing a strong contract that enhances their wages and working conditions.