Relations for the Electrical Contracting Industry, and/or an independent arbitrator, as the case may be, are
empowered, in their discretion and at the request of the Union, to require an Employer to (1) pay to affected employees
covered by this Agreement, including registered applicants for employment, the equivalent of wages lost by such
employees as a result of the violations; and (2) pay into the affected joint trust funds established under this Agreement
any delinquent contributions to such funds which have resulted from the violations. Provision for this remedy herein
does not make such remedy the exclusive remedy available to the Union for violation of this Section nor does it make
the same or other remedies unavailable to the Union for violations of other Sections or other Articles of this Agreement.
(c). If, as a result of violations of this Section, it is necessary for the Union and/or the Trustees of the joint trust
funds to institute court action to enforce an award rendered in accordance with subsection (b) above, or to defend an
action which seeks to vacate such award, the Employer shall pay any accountants' and attorneys' fees incurred by the
Union and/or Fund Trustees, plus cost of the litigation, which have resulted from the bringing of such court action.
NON-RESIDENT EMPLOYEES: (Portability)
Section 2.09. An Employer signatory to a collective bargaining agreement or to a letter of assent to an agreement with
another IBEW Local Union, who signs an assent to this Agreement, may bring up to four bargaining unit employees
employed in that Local Union's jurisdiction into this Local's jurisdiction and up to two bargaining unit employees per
job from that Local's jurisdiction to this Local's jurisdiction for specialty or service and maintenance work. All charges
of violations of this section shall be considered as a dispute and shall be processed in accordance with the provisions of
this agreement for the handling of grievances with the exception that any decision of a local labor-management
committee that may be contrary to the intent of the parties to the National Agreement on Employee Portability, upon
recommendation of either or both the appropriate IBEW International Vice President or NECA Regional Executive
Director, is subject to review, modification, or rescission by the Council on Industrial Relations.
FAVORED NATIONS: Note: The IBEW recommends that this language be omitted from all agreements with independent
Section 2.10. The Union agrees that if, during the life of this Agreement, it grants to any other Employer in the
Electrical Contracting Industry on work covered by this Agreement, any better terms or conditions than those set forth
in this Agreement, such better terms or conditions shall be made available to the Employer under this Agreement and
the Union shall immediately notify the Employer of any such concession.
Section 2.11. No individual connected with an employing concern as owner, manager, superintendent, or partner shall perform
any manual electrical work.
Section 2.12. Employers shall not loan their employees to another Employer without first securing the permission of the
Business Manager and then only when applicants possessing the required skills are not available through the Referral
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