WGMA LOCALS ONLY: NEW CONTAINER ROYALTY CRITERIA (Brownsville, TX to Lake Charles, LA)
The number of hours needed to qualify for Container Royalty has changed! The new hours required are as follows:
Contract year October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022
1,200 hours each contract year (going forward)
1,000 hours average per year (going forward)
*Retiring members with a minimum of 500 hours will be considered qualified for the year they retire. However, any individual exercising this option must have a 1000-hour average to receive a supplemental wage benefit for that contract year. If the retired worker turns to work, they must work 1200 hours in the contract year to qualify for a supplemental wage.
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