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We are leveraging our more than 135-year history to prepare for tomorrow by training, educating, and representing the next generation of construction professionals. Take a moment to see how the UBC is standing strong and building tomorrow.
With over a half-million members in the construction and wood-products industries, the UBC is leveraging our more than 135-year history to prepare for tomorrow by training, educating, and representing the next generation of construction professionals. Click below to see how UBC is leading the way.
Kevin is a General Foreman and member of Millwrights Pile Drivers Local Union 1090, which represents parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.READ MORE
Giving back to the community is an important mission for Jen Netherwood, a journey-level carpenter with Portland Oregon's Local 1503 of the Pacific Northwest Regional Council.READ MORE
The Superintendent Career Training (SCT) is an 18-month classroom and on-the-job instructional program that prepares participants to be highly skilled construction industry professionals.READ MORE
Interested in learning more about recent UBC endeavors in both U.S. and Canada? View various news below about UBC events, carpenters’ jobsites, featured members leading the way, and much more.
Gone are the days of worrying about carrying your individual, wallet-sized Training Verification Card (TVC) to present to potential employers! The Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF) is excited to provide our membership with the ease of accessing your TVC via the ‘UBC Mobile’ app. If you’re not already familiar with the TVC, the UBC’s CITF
It’s estimated that one in five contractors are guilty of committing federal tax fraud. What does this mean for you? It means that you, your family, our communities, co-workers and law-abiding contractors are being ripped off! Tax fraud isn’t an accident. It’s a deliberate and vicious act that has unfortunately become a major epidemic within
After many years of dedicated service, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) said goodbye to two respected colleagues who retired on April 1 – Douglas J. Banes, UBC General Vice President and Andris J. Silins, UBC General Secretary-Treasurer. Combined Banes and Silins have more than 50 years of service on the
Carpenter Magazine is the official magazine of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) and is distributed to all members as a means to promote union values. Printed annually, Carpenter delivers union insights and information related to current events and issues, local union activities, education and training, member stories, and more. Click below to learn more about the magazine and access digital versions of previously printed issues dating back to 1881.
Get news and information about the UBC delivered straight to your mobile phone. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters’ texting program enables members to stay in the loop when news about our Union is available.