➤ 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.  

Did You Know?

PNWRCC has many women in our crafts and leadership positions.

Margaret Ellings became the first woman initiated into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters in October 1935. The establishment of a women’s committee within the United Brotherhood of Carpenters is one of the most important developments in the union’s recent history. Visit


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