Fighting to make the American Dream real for everyone Mark McDermott brings interactive workshops for leaders, staff, stewards, activists and apprentices with a focus on labor history, economic justice educa- tion, coalition building, communications skill building and strategic planning. He produces educational and training materials designed… Read More
In a historic election at the November 17, 2018 delegate meeting the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters elected Evelyn Shapiro (Carpenters Local 30 Renton, WA) with an overwhelming majority of the 155 delegates present. This election marks the first woman to be elected to… Read More
The Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters and Carpenters Local 1281 (Anchorage) will be gathering this Labor Day, September 4th at 4pm to recreate a photograph of the 1917 Labor Day Parade. Crowds will gather at the Carpenters Union building located at 407 Denali Street… Read More
A bill being debated in the Alaska State Legislature will impact prevailing wage on public projects. HB 313 (read text here) will raise the threshold on when prevailing wage must be paid on a public project. The laws currently state that any project above $25,000 will… Read More
As of Monday February 4, 2013, the state of Alaska will be under the umbrella of the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters. We welcome the nearly 3000 brother and sister Carpenters from Alaska to our Council.