October 2021

Last week, labor unions came together to hold a solidarity rally to support the hundreds of carpenters picketing nearly 20 sites from Bellingham to Lakewood—watch this video that shares voices of our brothers and sisters talking about solidarity. 

The bargaining committee and the AGC of Washington reached a tentative agreement on the evening of Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The tentative agreement and additional details on voting will be sent to Western and Central Washington members on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, as well as posted on our website. Stay updated by clicking here.

Listen now to how six construction workers’ stolen wages made national news and the investigation that ensued.


On Saturday, August 28th, approximately 80 carpenters, veterans, and families showed up for the first annual Veterans in the Brotherhood Paintball Battle at Splat Action Paintball Park in Molalla, OR. Check out photos and learn more about the event.


Read about the Juneau Central Labor Council (JCLC) drive-through donation event for three local charities over Labor Day weekend.


Apply, refer, or donate today to the 23rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive! Help spread joy this holiday season to NWCU families in Oregon and Western Washington.


Did You Know?

Carpenters skills and training go beyond the job site.

The Journeyman Leadership Program is a three day program geared towards developing the strong qualities of members on the job and in their lives – leadership, communication, mentoring and collective action. Members learn where the UBC came from and where its headed, and, importantly, how to lead it. Learn More


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