As the coronavirus spread throughout New York City, the Mason Tenders District Council, negotiated a memorandum of agreement with the Environmental Contractors Association, as it relates to the decontamination of hotels in New York. The agreement called for a $5.00 per hour increase over the regular wages. “This agreement recognizes the dangerous work that Local 78 members an engaged in,’ said Robert Bonanza, business manager of the Mason Tenders District Council. “If ever there was a time to acknowledge those dangers and provide additional compensation to our members, the time is now,”
This agreement remains in full force through July 31, 2020.