Learn about the United Brotherhood of Carpenters’ roots, from our founding through years of growth to where we are today.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is one of North America’s largest building-trades unions, with over a half million members working in the construction and wood-products industries. The UBC is committed to providing the next generation of construction professionals with the tools and resources they need to succeed in a demanding and competitive business.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters’ members succeed when their employers succeed. Read on to learn more about the UBC’s commitment to a variety of partnerships.
Originally designed by the old National Union of Carpenters in 1864, today’s emblem was officially adopted in 1884 by the delegates at the United Brotherhood of Carpenter’s Fourth General Convention. The UBC emblem serves as a symbol of the union’s ideals. Click below for more information.