March 2021

Check out the collaboration between Union apprentices, Oregon State University (OSU) faculty, and OSU graduate students to build and test cross-laminated timber (CLT) connectors against earthquakes and fire.


The argument that prevailing wage raises construction costs has been debunked in a study done by the University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center and the Illinois Economic Policy Institute.


Don’t miss out during contract negotiations! Contact your Local Union office to make sure your cell, email, and home address are up-to-date.


March 7-13 is Women in Construction Week: We asked Sisters from our region to share their views with you.


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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