Car and Bike Show Raises Funds for Food Shelf

The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters hosted its eighth annual Car and Bike Show on Saturday, September 28, 2019. More than 150 people attended the fundraising event, showcasing 90 cars ranging in year, make and models. Prizes were awarded to the Top 20 entries and included a Best… Read More

Women Helping Build the Industry and Communities

The 9th annual Trades Women Build Nations Conference took place in Minneapolis October 4-6, 2019, bringing together more than 2,700 tradeswomen internationally, including Carpenter Sisters from Canada and a Joiner Sister from London, United Kingdom. Now the largest gathering of union tradeswomen in the world, the Conference is a testament… Read More
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Work Boots to Wingtips: Candidate Bootcamp

Have you thought about running for office? Join us for Candidate Bootcamp on November 12-13, 2019. This two-day training is open to all Carpenter Union members regardless of whether you want to run for School Board, City Council, State Level Office, or Congress. Decide if running for office is for… Read More
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Controlling Risk and Contamination

Safety is essential when working on any site, particularly occupied facilities. Taking the right precautions and controlling contamination protects not only the workers, but guests, customers, tenants, employees, and others against illness.  Ideally, construction work occurs during off-hours, but in many cases, construction must be done while a facility is fully… Read More

Apprentices build K-9 agility equipment

Apprentices from Carpenters Local 106 of Altoona, IA recently built new K-9 agility equipment for the Altoona Police Department. Last September, after Ryan Companies began the $35 million expansion of the Altoona City Hall and Police Department putting both under the same roof, the Altoona Police Department contacted the Carpenters… Read More
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Become a Mentor

Join us on Thursday, September 26, 2019 for a training on how to become a mentor. Date: September 26, 2019Time: 4:30 p.m. (90 minutes)Location: Carpenters Training Room, 740 Olive StreetLight food will be provided To reserve a seat, please call training at 651-646-7337.… Read More
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Carpenters out and about on Labor Day

In Omaha, NE, the Labor Day parade brought out an estimated 30,000 onlookers and participants. Labor union members from all over Nebraska showed up for the annual Labor Day parade that included dozens of floats making their way through downtown Omaha. This is Omaha’s official appreciation event to honor labor… Read More
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Carpenters & Joiners 8th Annual Car and Bike Show

Join the Carpenters & Joiners on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the 8th Annual Car and Bike Show. Hosted at 710 Olive Street, St. Paul, proceeds will benefit the Carpenters Union Food Shelf. More information on the Car and Bike Show, including drawings and… Read More
Career connections graduate returns to help build new tech building

Career connections graduate returns to help build new tech building

Cole Abt of Local 310 graduated from DC Everest High School in Schofield, WI after spending two years on his youth apprenticeship. DC Everest High School is a Career Connections school that provides curriculum from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and gives graduating students a head start on their career… Read More