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The expansion of the front-entrance during construction. As the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) continues to grow, the Brotherhood continually reflects upon our mission; “leading the way in training, educating, and representing the next generation of skilled construction professionals.” To continue upholding this mission as the union expands, major renovations were 
For Local 1325 member James Morris and his wife, Mavis Berland-Morris, his cancer diagnosis and the death of her father “changed our dynamic; it struck to the core of us. Mavis has been my rock, and I’ve been hers. You can’t measure it; that’s what love is.” Morris is a member of the Witsiwit’en Nation, 
UBC member and former U.S. Marine, Justin Snyder. After active duty in the Marines from 2013-2017, Justin Snyder learned about Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) during his Marines transition course. H2H, a 15-year old program, connects veterans with training and jobs in the construction industry. Snyder filled out his H2H application even before his discharge and 
30,000 participant
On December 7th, 2017, United Brotherhood of Carpenters General President McCarron recognized member Chris Laverdiere as the 30,000th participant of the Journeymen Leadership Program held at the International Training Center (ITC). Coming all the way from the New England Regional Council to the ITC in Las Vegas, NV, General President McCarron and all of the 
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is one of North America’s largest building-trades unions, with over half-million members working in the construction and wood-products industries. With a commitment to providing the next generation of construction professionals with the tools and resources they need to succeed in a demanding and competitive business, 
100 year old UBC member
It was 1953 when James Bufalino came into hard times and needed a job paying at least $2.00 an hour. At that time, James applied for a membership card at Millwright Local Union 2235 in Pittsburgh, PA. After many applications, he was accepted and given a membership into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners