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We are leveraging our more than 140-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.

For Our Members

Opportunities for membership, education, skills training, and job advancement are open to all. Across the United States and Canada, everything our Brotherhood does strives to help individual members succeed today and build a better future.

Fitness Initiative

The UBC International Sisters in the Brotherhood (SIB) Committee has launched a new initiative to help UBC members Stay Fit for Work with the slogan ‘Move Better, Work Better, Live Better’.

UBC Leading the Way

With over a half-million members in the construction and wood-products industries, the UBC is leveraging our more than 140-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.

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UBC Member, Kevin Knowlton, Named 2017 TAUC Craftperson of the Year

Kevin is a General Foreman and member of Millwrights Pile Drivers Local Union 1090, which represents parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.

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Sister In the Brotherhood Offers Hope & Confidence

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.

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2016 Graduating Class of CITF’s Superintendent Career Training

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.


Featured News

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.

U.S. Department of Labor Rescinds Trump Administration’s Joint Employer Rule

The UBC applauds the decision of the U.S. Department of Labor to rescind the Trump Administration’s Joint Employer Rule.  This rule, which hurt workers, ignored decades of case law and was unsupported by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), was struck down in federal court last year for similar reasons.  “This is a welcome decision,” 

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Simpler Sign-In Process in Place to Access UBC Members-Only Content

An upgrade to the UBC Members-Only website portal and the Mobile App is making it easier to sign in with basic information such as your UBCID and date of birth. Previously you had to remember and have access to the email address associated with your member record in order to recover your username or reset 

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UBC Webinar on Vaccination

Thousands of UBC members took part in a special webinar where UBC General President Douglas J. McCarron laid out the plan for reopening the International Training Center (ITC).  He explained that all participants coming to the ITC for training will have to be fully vaccinated. As President McCarron said, “All of our jobsites have safety requirements 

Carpenter Magazine

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.

Honorary Members

The UBC congratulates the men and women who have earned Honorary Member status by having 50-years of continuous membership.

In Memoriam

To honor and remember those brothers and sisters we’ve lost through the years.

Members in Service

Our Brotherhood salutes those in the UBC who have been called to military service. Click below to view the UBC members who have so bravely stepped up to defend our country.

UBC Videos

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) leads the way to a 21st century union. View our video archive to get more information on our varied crafts, union events, training programs, and more.

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