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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.
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.
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
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
Pope became certified as a diver in Louisiana but work was scarce following an oil spill, so she moved to California. When asking around for work she was advised to go to the Union.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.
Today’s youngest UBC members working in New York City don’t remember the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers that defined Manhattan’s skyline for decades. But the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, allows us to reflect on events that changed the world forever—and reinforced for many UBC members the bonds that we share as union brothers and sisters. We remember and honor the lives of the 18 members of our union who were lost that day. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of these UBC brothers, ranging in age from 21 to 53, who left for work that morning and never returned.
Every day we remember what we learned at our founding in 1881—we are stronger when we stay united. That’s why we’ve put together an anniversary page to showcase how the UBC has grown through the years while still maintaining its core values. Visit our anniversary page regularly in 2021 for stories from the UBC’s proud history
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,”
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.
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