„Our pipeline workers will benefit from improved wages, benefits and other contract provisions that will help ensure that jobs in this part of the nation`s construction industry remain among the most stable,“ said Marion Davis, Director of the Building Material and Construction Trade Division. WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An overwhelming majority of local teamster unions representing pipeline construction workers in the United States have voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract includes about 4,000 teamsters. Throughout the negotiation process, the Teamsters National Pipeline Agreement Negotiation Committee met systematically with the other three pipeline-crafts and negotiated all important issues together. Teamsters represent employees who operate gripping vehicles, three-axle skids, stringer trucks, swimmers, mule trailers, boats and various frame gear. Logo – photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO new three-year contract increases wages, benefits For 4,000 teamsters Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents more than 1.4 million hard-working men and women in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @Teamsters and „lik“ on Facebook under www.Facebook.com/Teamsters. The other trades included in the contract are members of the 8,000-member Union of Corporate Engineers, the 9,000-member Workers` Union and the 8,000-member Locksmiths` Union. . . .