Veolia Water Milwaukee Union Employees Ratify New Contract
MILWAUKEE, WI- January 31, 2020: Union employees have ratified a 3 year labor contract with Veolia Water Milwaukee, LLC. The unions, which represent about 165 workers, include IAMAW Local 66, IBEW Local 494, AFSCME Local 366, IUOE Local 420, Steamfitters Local 601 and Painters Local 781.
Since 2008, Veolia Water Milwaukee has been under contract with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) to operate, manage, and maintain the Jones Island and South Shore water reclamation facilities, conveyance system and deep tunnel, serving 1.1M people and 28 communities.
”We are pleased that negotiations have resulted in an agreement that is in the best interest of all parties,” states Vice President and General Manager for Veolia Water Milwaukee, Scott Royer. “At the end of the day we are all committed to reaching the same goal – protecting Lake Michigan on behalf of our customer, MMSD and the communities it serves. We are proud to employ some of the best people in the industry and will continue to work together to serve our customer and the community.”
Veolia Water Milwaukee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Veolia North America. www.veolianorthamerica.com/milwaukee
About Veolia North America
A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, heating and cooling networks, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 7,000 employees working at more than 150 locations across the continent. www.veolianorthamerica.com