MCAI has three categories of members — Contractor, Associate and Affiliate. Members first join the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Central Iowa, Dubuque or S.E. Iowa Chapter before they join the state association. Chapter membership may be waived due to the geographical location of the member.
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Bargaining Rights Provision of Chapter Membership (Contractor Members Only)
The party signed on the reverse side hereby applies for Active Membership as a Contractor Member of the indicated chapter of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Iowa, Inc. ("the Chapter") and hereby promises and agrees, if accepted as an Active Member: To be bound by all of the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Chapter, as they may be amended from time to time; that by this application and acceptance thereof, the applicant assigns his collective bargaining rights to the chapter and its representatives, in accordance with the By-Laws of the Chapter, for purposes of collective bargaining with United Association Local 33 and/or 125 to comply with, abide by and perform the terms and provisions to which the applicant is bound under collective bargaining agreements entered into by the Chapter or its representatives, and the obligations, agreements, and undertakings of the applicant pursuant to the By-Laws of the Chapter and to submit to arbitration certain questions, disputes, and claims that may arise as provided in, and in accordance with, the By-Laws of the Chapter. It is hereby acknowledged that the applicant’s promise and agreements herein are in favor of the Chapter and for the benefit of all members of the Chapter. It is further acknowledged that the applicant has received, read, and understood a copy hereof and a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws of the Chapter.