December 2020

Nearly 4,000 industrial members of Northwest Carpenters Union went to the bargaining table with their employers this year.


Washington State House Bill 1817 is a landmark bill addressing refinery safety through apprenticeship and wage standards benefitting workers, the economy, and the environment.


In the spirit of honoring apprentices who have successfully achieved journey-level status in 2020, the Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI) implemented a webinar graduation event.


Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) are one of the tools we have to ensure wage fairness, equity, and high standards for training and safety on Northwest Carpenters Union construction sites. Here’s how PLAs work.


Did You Know?

UBC started on job sites across the country.

Our founding president, Peter J. McGuire worked tirelessly on the job sites across the country with his fellow Carpenters to organize the union. In 1881, he organized a Chicago convention to form a union. Representatives from 11 cities joined him and they produced a constitution and structure. Learn More


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