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Last Updated: April 3, 2020
We will be adding additional questions as we are able to answer them. We will be adding additional questions as we are able to answer them. Answers that apply to all members in the Northwest Carpenters Union can be found at the bottom of our main COVID-19 resource page. If you have more questions or feel you did not get the answer you needed, contact us at (877) 284.7936 or COVID19@nwcarpenters.org.
➤ What should I do if my employer is not following health and safety guidelines?
If you believe your job site is unsafe, or that proper precautions are not in place to keep you safe, we need to know. Representatives will work with you and the contractor to make sure that the job site is following proper safety guidelines. If you think your job site is not following CDC or OSHA guidelines for COVID-19, call our hotline (877) 284.7936 or email us at COVID19@nwcarpenters.org.
➤ Do I still have to wait a week to become eligible for unemployment?
Yes. The state has not waived the waiting period at this time.
➤ Can I still receive unemployment if I choose not to work because I do not want to risk going to work during a state order to stay at home?
➤ If my kids are out of school and I have to take care of them, do I qualify for unemployment?
Did You Know?
UBC emblem and motto.
The official emblem of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America was adopted at the Fourth General Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 1884. The motto inscribed therein, “Labor Omnia Vincit,” translated from Latin means “Labor Conquers All Things.” Learn More