• Provides fringe benefit calculations to members to assure correct remittances of contributions to Taft-Hartley Funds.

  • Continues to provide assistance in resolving jurisdictional disputes and contract interpretations.

  • Participates on the labor-management committee of the Leadership Council, Southwestern Illinois.

  • Provides "audit guidelines" to members facing fringe benefit audits.

  • Developed a new compilation of wage rate supplements and average worker cost in southern Illinois.

  • Provides guidelines on Independent Contractors - published a model Owner/Operator Agreement.

  • Remains active on Joint Apprenticeship Committees.

  • Representation on 19 fringe benefit funds which protects participants and employer interests.

  • Published Average Construction Worker Cost.

  • Published the widely acclaimed Time is Money Chart.

 It is clear that SIBA considers labor assistance a priority. The Association stands ready to provide such help because of its commitment to members. SIBA will continue to be "the Full Service Association." Should you have any questions, please give us a call.


The wage rate supplements cover, in detail, information on the basic crafts (Carpenters, Cement Masons, Iron Workers, Laborers, and Operating Engineers).

Also included are wage rates and contract expiration dates of all other crafts:

  • Asbestos Workers
  • Glaziers
  • Boilermakers
  • Painters
  • Bricklayers
  • Plumbers/Pipefitters
  • Electricians
  • Roofers
  • Elevator Constructors
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  •  Sprinkler Fitters