ICRA Refresher Available Online


The UBC has released a new online ICRA: Best Practices in Healthcare Construction Refresher available to all members that are eligible - expired less than 1 year. In order to do this refresher course, you will need to visit www.carpenters.org and click on the "Members" tab in the upper right corner. Scroll down to "UBC [...]

Important Welfare Fund Improvements


WELFARE BENEFIT IMPROVEMENTS DECLARED FOR ACTIVE MEMBERSDear Brothers and Sisters:I have some exciting news to share that will help us get through these difficult times. Over the past week our leadership team has been working hard on your behalf to negotiate Welfare Fund improvements that will benefit our active members and their families during the [...]

Online Hardware Training Available


Assa Abloy has implemented free online hardware classes as well as Virtual Instructor led classes. This is a good opportunity to get in some hardware training while our training centers are currently shut down to in-person training. Please visit their training schedule here.

All Training Centers are OPEN!


MANDATORY Face Coverings Inside of ALL Training Centers. It is in the best interest of every member and their families to follow the CDC guidelines and stay healthy. We have adjusted all scheduled classes and add new classes daily. Apprentices are being notified when their class has been rescheduled. As the coronavirus situation continues to [...]

Class Schedules and our Prevention Measures


As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we know it is at the top of the mind for our members. We are monitoring this situation daily, and, as we do with any unusual event, we will watch what’s happening locally and adjust business operations and policies as needed. As of May 4, 2020, our training [...]

Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Response to Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAP)


August 26, 2019 Office of Apprenticeship U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Room C-5321 U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20210 Submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov Re:       Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations, 84 Fed. Reg. 122 (June 25, 2019) To Whom [...]

New Registration Process


Please be advised that you will now be signing up for classes - not registering. Once we receive your Course Registration Fee, you will be moved over to being Registered for the class as long as there are still openings available. The number of enrolled in any class will now only show the number of [...]

Solar Training Classes Added


The Rockford Training Center has added two more Solar Training Classes to the schedule. The 1st class runs June 8 & 9, 2019 and the 2nd class will run on July 13 & 14, 2019. If you are interested in getting involved in the Solar program, please call the Rockford Campus to register for one [...]

Journeyman Wanted


Journeymen are needed to attend upcoming UBC Journeyman Leadership Programs at our International Training Center in Las Vegas. For more information about this program click here. Available dates are October 10-13, 2019 & October 17-20, 2019. If you are interested in attending, please fill out a brief survey so that we may contact you. Click [...]

OSHA 30 Class Added


We have added an OSHA 30 class in Elk Grove Village starting June 22, 2019. Space is filling up quick so make sure that once you register, your course reservation fee is sent to save your spot in the class. Click on the link to be taken to the enrollment page - OSHA 30

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