From Chicago to Springfield, MO, and everywhere in between, our members and representatives have been hitting the road and attending career fairs.
Multiple members have been out at the site showing that Union Carpenters will always show up to protect our work and future work to come.
The proposal seeks to speed up future prevailing wage updates, ensuring prevailing wage rates keep up with the cost of living and could mean higher wages for workers.
With more than 52,000 members, the MACRC is one of the biggest, most powerful regional councils in the UBC and the future is bright for our members.
When word got out that the Little Sisters of the Poor had a flood at their elderly care center on Chicago’s north side, Union building trades stepped in to help out. A broken sprinkler caused the flooding that resulted in several thousand dollars worth of damage. But thankfully, the Chicago and Cook County Building Trades […]
The Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council partners with Habitat for Humanity St. Louis each year to help build a home for a deserving family. This year, 13 Carpenter apprentices and trainers, including team leader William Bell, joined with KMOV-TV to construct the roof of this house on Itaska Street. We are Strong Alone, Unstoppable Together. Watch […]
Last week Carpenters Local 790 Business Representatives Len Saunders and Phil Manno joined leaders in Dixon, IL to break ground on a new $2.9 million community center that will be built with union labor! The project has been in the works for several years and will serve as the new Dixon Park District headquarters. Our partner Ringland-Johnson […]
Carpenters Local 237 Business Representative Matt Watchinski (Pictured, Above Right) and Local 270 Business Representatives,R.J. Finneran and Tom Muchow joined State Comptroller Susana Mendoza in Springfield this past week for an announcement about a state contractor that was forced to pay more than $70K in back wages and fines for violating Illinois’ Prevailing Wage Act by under-paying workers.Our fight […]