➤ Why are “Seattle” carpenters making $1/hour more than me? That’s not fair.

The intent of zone pay is to assist carpenters who work in certain areas or on certain projects where travel is burdensome. $1/hour additional pay for carpenters working in the downtown Seattle core is intended to offset the costly price of daily parking, leveling the playing field with brothers and sisters who might not need to pay more for the opportunity to work.  

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Apprenticeships help business.

Apprentices are great for business: helps recruit and develop a highly skilled work force; improves productivity and the bottom line; provides opportunities for tax credits and employee tuition benefits in some states; reduces turnover costs and increases employee retention; and creates industry-driven, flexible training solutions for local and national needs. Learn More


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