GRIT /grit/ courage and resolve; strength of character.
NORTHWEST CARPENTERS UNION
Visit our resource page for updates relating to your work, safety, and livelihood. We are working hard to keep on top of the latest developments for our industry.
Taking Care During Uncertain Times
Our industry is one of the hardest hit by times of uncertainty. Indeed, this is not the first economic disruption that we have endured. Still, it is difficult, and we need to be mindful of how that impacts us as individuals, our families, and our coworkers. For information on mental health and suicide prevention resources, click here.
Rosie the Riveter emerged during World War II as a figure of empowerment for working women across America. Learn more about Rosie and her sustaining impact in this National Geographic article “How did a WWII campaign endure to inspire today?“
Public demonstrations have been postponed, yet our fight against cheating contractors continues.
Learn more about ongoing efforts HERE
The average age of entry into our free apprenticeship programs hovers at 28 years old. In efforts to lower that age, the Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute developed an Ambassador Program.
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