“We were able to negotiate a 7.25 percent pay raise over three years for hill members,” said Grant Farquhar, a negotiator for USW Local 1-405. “We have also improved the health and wellness plan that helps cover health costs for members who are not covered by the performance plan.” The City of Kimberley management team has cancelled the confirmed dates of negotiations with union members!!!! We are ready and ready to meet to reach a fair collective agreement. The City of Kimberley and The United Steelworkers Local 1-405 met yesterday (9 August) for the third time with the Labour Relations Council Ombudsman, Grant MacArthur. Local 1-405 membership update in June. .