According to a recent survey conducted by the AGC, the trades are currently facing a shortfall of skilled crafts people. This is a good problem to have, and was an expected problem. With many Baby-Boomers taking advantage of retirement in the next 3-7 years, the… Read More
Your negotiating team has reached a tentative agreement for the Washington State Wall & Ceiling Master Agreement. Your negotiating team strongly recommends a “YES” vote. You should see ballots arriving in the mail soon, and will need to be postmarked by June 25th to be… 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.
Your bargaining committee for Western and Central WA counted the returned ballots today. There were 2213 Total ballots returned out of the 9065 that were mailed out for a 24.4% return rate. The Contract proposal was ratified with a 81 % Yes vote. The Total… Read More