News Archive

Austin Gains a New Group of Pro Carpenters

Spring/Summer Newsletter is Published

Carpenters and Millwrights Team to Honor Arkansas’ Fallen Soldiers

Union Auto Program Available to Members

It's Ok Not to be Ok. We Are Here to Help.

US Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

Stats from Safe Jobsites

When Carpenters Vote, Politicians Act

Trim & Millwork Carpenters Needed

Answering the Call for Higher Productivity

Council Webinar Shines Spotlight on Damaging Effects of Construction Tax Fraud

Council to Host Tax Fraud Webinar on April 14

Carpenters Needed in Austin/¡Se Necesitan Carpinteros en Austin!

Honoring Our Female Leaders in This Women in Construction Week

Oklahoma Contractor Benefits from Custom Scaffold Training

Austin Training Partnership Earns a Feature News Article

Apprenticeships Protected with Executive Order

Solidarity & Safety in the Pandemic

Local 1846 & Council Leader Retires

Austin Apprentices Help Alzheimer Patients See Their Families

UBC Statement on the New Secretary of Labor

UBC Statement on U.S. Capitol Building Riot

Finish Carpentry Skills on Display

Carpenters Help Oldest WWII Vet Get a New Roof

Carpenters, Contractor, & Customer Team for Innovative Scaffold Training in Texas

Arlington Training Facility is Getting an Upgrade, Inside and Out

Local 3094 Cookout Feeds & Educates Members

Members Urged to Take Online COVID-19 Preparedness Qualification Course

Access Our Endorsed Candidate List

Fall 2020 Newsletter is Published

Council Adds Three New Staff Members

UBC Sisters-in-the-Brotherhood Caucus

Briskets & Ballots for Houston Carpenters

UBC Endorses the Biden-Harris Ticket

Brothers Help a Member in Need in Hurricane Laura Aftermath

Houston Members Help Those in Need Beat the Heat

Houston Training Center Hosts Blood Drive

Houston DA Kim Ogg Sets Meeting with Union Members

Industrial Local 1751 Gears Up for Contract Negotiations

CSCRC & the UBC 42nd General Convention

Happy Labor Day 2020

Play a Role in the Most Crucial Election in USA History

Disaster Relief Fund Activated for Hurricane Laura Response

Interior Systems Carpenters Needed at Tinker Airforce Base

Central South Carpenters help build a record-setting solar farm

Oklahoma Candidate for the U.S. Senate Visits Local 329

We are proud to partner with Performance Contracting, Inc.!

It's Hot. Do You Know How to Protect Yourself?

PCI Earns Recognition from Louisiana Senate

Framing/Drywall/Acoustical Ceiling Journeymen Needed in Austin

Midwest Drywall Needs Interior Systems Mechanics Throughout Arkansas

Tips on Keeping Your Cloth Face Mask Clean

Arkansas Senior Citizens Benefit from SIB Project

Local 1266 Publishes "United for Change"

Our "Safety Month" is a Year-Long Focus

Carpenters See to It that Local Seniors Have a Proper Graduation Celebration

UBC Statement About Current Events

How to Stay Healthy at Work

Austin Leaders Donate Masks to Local 1266

Williams Construction Capitalizes on ICRA Awareness Training

Benefit Funds Offer Relief Opportunities to Members

We couldn't be more proud of our industrial brothers and sisters!

Centers Prep for a Safe Learning Environment

Suicide Prevention: Help is one call or text away

More Online Training Courses Rolled-Out for Central South Carpenters

Dozens of Texas Union Carpenters Get Free BBQ Courtesy of Local 429

The CARES Act May Benefit Union Carpenters

Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CSCRC Relief Fund Activated for Workers Affected by COVID-19

Texas Workforce Commission Offers Tips for Unemployment Filing

U.S. Department Of Labor Publishes Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave & Expanded Family & Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Training Credentials Renewal Deadlines Extended

Experienced Trim/Finish Carpenters Needed in Austin

Local 429 Members Lend a Helping Hand in Mansfield, Texas

Mississippi Lawmakers Hear About Tax Fraud Dangers

Union Apprenticeship Training Notches a Federal IRAP Win

UBC Releases Comprehensive Tax Fraud Report

ITC Closure Information

These Members are Our Council's Latest Leaders

Happy Women in Construction Week!

STP Outage Needs Red-Badged Scaffold Builders

Red-Badged Journeymen Scaffolders Needed at ANO

Coronavirus Information & Protection Tips

EST Engels Presents a State-of-the-Council Report

Central South Carpenters Increase Staff in Texas

Louisiana Attorney General Tied to Labor Scheme

Central South Carpenters Team with Louisiana Authorities to Help Get Labor Broker Indicted

Highly-Skilled Framing/Drywall Foremen Needed

Houston Training Center Hosts Texas SkillsUSA Competition

Concrete Skills Showcased!

Green Union Jobs Program Kicks Off

Three Great Work Opportunities are Available in Arkansas

Welcome New West Fraser Leola Brothers & Sisters!

Cadillac Tax Repealed!

Stop-Use Notice Issued for PSG Self-Retracting LifeLines

West Fraser Leola Contract Meeting & Vote Info

Hard Rock Hotel Worker Rally Dec. 18

Staff Meeting Gets a Surprise Guest

Our Fall Council Newsletter is Ready. Take a Look!

San Antonio drywall workers walkout / Trabajadores de paneles de yeso de San Antonio abandonan

Labor-Management Conference Builds on Collaboration

LU 1846 Members Needed for Phone Banking

Local 329 Keeps The Conversation Going with Journeymen Leaders

Congratulations to our newest 300-Hitters!

Scaffold carpenters needed ASAP at Plant Daniels

Austin’s Low-Income Youth to Benefit from New Green Jobs Training & Employment Program

Prepare Now for the Spring Nuclear Outage Season

Join Us! ¡Acompáñanos!

Scaffold Builders Needed in Mississippi

We Stand with Our New Orleans Brothers & Sisters

Variety of Carpenter Skills Needed for Oklahoma Jobsites

Carpenters Support John Bel Edwards for Re-Election

Form Carpenters Needed in Baton Rouge

Drywall Industry Meeting Sept. 28

Noticias-¡Participa! / News - Get involved!

Amarillo Students Learn the Benefits of Being a Union Carpenter or Millwright

Honeywell Issues Mandatory Stop Use

PCI Boiler Job in LaGrange Texas Needs 40 Workers

Arkansas Political Relationships Bolstered at Annual Dinner

Reunion de Trabajadores 29 de Agosto / Worker Meeting August 29

Get Ready for Hurricane Season

Council Meeting Features Officer Elections, New Delegates and the Louisiana Governor

Brother Regains Job After Arbitration Victory

Austin Needs Interior Systems Specialists

Ay mucho mas Trabajo que trabajadores/There’s more work than there are workers

Arkansas Industrial Carpenters Illustrate Great Teamwork

SiSePuedeATX! Movement Gains Two New Advocates

San Antonio Carpenters Get Armstrong Ceiling Certification

Floorlayers Needed in Texas

Vocational Educators Learn the Benefits of Union Apprenticeship in Texas

We want 70 percent market share, but, what is market share?

Desa la Una Oportunidad - Give Yourself a Chance:

Local 1846 Members Step Up to Help Push Their Union Forward

Louisiana Sisters in the Brotherhood are Already in Service for the Coming Holiday

Mississippi Members: Benefits Info is a Call Away

Launching Careers in Austin - MC3 Style

Armstrong Partners with Texas Training Centers

Austin Carpenters Worker Meeting June 27, 6 pm Local 1266 Union Hall

Sisters Program Off and Running in New Orleans

Nation’s Largest Union Carpenter Employer Visits with Central South Leaders

Industrial Delegates Dive Into Council Leadership Role

Are You Ready?

Mississippi carpenters are hooked on this community service project

Frying Fish & Growing Membership in Arkansas

Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez Attends Latest Worker Meeting

35 Things an Employer Cannot Do

35 Cosas que un Empleador No Puede Hacer

Louisiana Contractor Must Pay Nearly $200K in Back Wages

Trading Up in Austin

Cleanroom Carpenters Needed in Austin

Si su hijo o hija... / If your son or daughter...

It's Your Right to Organize a Union / Es Tu Derecho Organizar una Union

Council Welcomes Nearly 1,300 New Members

ATX Drywallers Unite! Rally & March Delivers a Powerful Message

Austin Carpenters to March on City Hall APRIL 15 in a Workers Rights Rally

Backdoor Tricks Exposed in Misclassification War

Thanks for attending / Gracias por asistiendo

ATX Worker Meeting/Reunion de Trabajadores March 30!

Macy's Wants to Build Non-Union

Stay Informed / Mantengase Informado

Leading Today's Youth by Example in Houston

Local 690 Honors Long-Time Member

Days of Action Against Tax Fraud are Coming!

Stay in the Loop with What's Happening in Austin!

Austin Carpenters Should Get Ready for Active Growth in Marketshare and Membership

Welcome New Members of Local 429

Council Hires Three New Representatives

Local 429 Sets Two More Worker Meetings for Trade Show Workers

Austin Interior Systems Carpenters Gather to Interact, Network, and Compare Circumstances

Freeman Fabrication Worker Meeting Attracts Interactive and Engaged Members

New CSCRC Office Opens in Mississippi

Texas Brothers Take a Stand for Workers

Freeman Fabrication Workers Meeting set in Texas

That's a LOT of Minutes!

Local 14 Honors Veteran Members & Welcomes New

Pension Strategy Gets International Attention

Making Career Connections in San Antonio

Great Crowd Attends Annual LU1846 Retiree Dinner

A Thanksgiving Message from DVP Donahou and EST Engels

Houston Carpenter Saves a Life - Pays it Forward

Flooring Carpenters Go the Extra Mile to Sharpen Skills for Jobsite Productivity

Taking the Recruitment Message to Fort Worth

Labor Breakfast Honors U.S. Congressman Green

Taking our message to tomorrow’s workforce….

Local 1266 Family Day 2018

Austin Youth Get a Look at the Carpentry Profession Up-Close

Don't Miss Local 1266's Family Day Oct. 27!

Texas Governor Abbott Visits Houston Training Center

Carpenters Endorse Warwick Sabin for Little Rock Mayor

EST Engels Reappointed to Louisiana Workforce Investment Council

Central South Adds Two Council Representatives

UBC Get-Out-The-Vote Conference Preps Our Staff for November

Arkansas Nuclear One Needs Scaffolders

Disaster Relief Fund is Activated

The Battle Against Worker Abuse Continues

Sisters Represent at UBC SIB Leadership Conference

A Labor Day Message from EST Engels

Local 1266 Worker Meeting Set for August 30

Taking the Construction ICRA Message to the Source

Council Leadership Takes Care of Business

Industry Magazine Showcases Union Training

New Orleans Jobsites Get a Surprise Visit from Fraud Investigators

Bobby Vasquez Named Austin & San Antonio Training Coordinator

Carpenters Host Gulf Coast Labor Leader Workshop with Local Judicial Candidate

Austin Training Works Closely with Gary Job Corps

Candidate Valdez Sees Houston Training Capabilities First-Hand

New Orleans Gets Active with Emerge Louisiana

Job Board Updated!

Stay Alert to Vector-Borne Disease Threats this Summer

Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Makes a Visit

Texas Carpenters are Staying On Top of Technology

INSTALLing it Right in Texas

Austin Training Center Recruits at the Source

A Memorial Day Message from EST Engels

Carpenters Illustrate Gulf Coast Manpower Solution

Ft. Worth Job Site Has Massive Safety Stand-Down

Austin Carpenters Hone Cabinetry Skills

Austin Local 1266 Sets May 3 Worker Meeting

Texas Carpenter Shows His Drywalling Skills in District Competition

Texas Scaffolding Abilities Showcased in Regional Magazine

Houston Training Center Gets Some Serious Air Time!

Four Events in 24 Hours Yields Countless Opportunities for the Gulf Coast Construction Community!

Sisters Program Shines at Women in Industry Conference

Local 1266 Keeps Jobsite Communication Flowing

Floor Coverers Needed in Oklahoma!

Local 551 50-Year Members Honored

Local 14 Adds a Great BBQ to Union Meeting

We Support Candidates Who Support Union Carpenters

LU 551 Members Help Fast Post-Hurricane Harvey Recovery at NASA

Local 1846 Honors Retiring Member Kippy Doucet

Decades of Service Recognized for These Local 1266 Members

Houston Training Center Grand Opening Set for April 3

Texas is INSTALLing it Right

First E-Newsletter Publishes

Local 1266 Announces Special Call Meeting

Louisiana Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Payroll Fraud

Maximum Workplace Safety Fines Increased

New Pasadena, Texas Training Center is Open for Business

Local 429’s Christmas Dinner is a Great Success!

A Holiday Message from EST Engels

Hurricane Harvey Assistance Earns Industry Recognition

Ariat Offers Only CS Carpenters a 40% Discount

Council's Scaffolding Capabilities Showcased in Industry Construction Magazine

Local 551 Reps Bring Holiday Cheer

First Southern District LM Conference Creates Many Reasons to be Thankful

Houston Labor Breakfast

Delegates Complete Their Training

Training Kicks Off at New Texas Training Center

A Veterans Day Message from EST Engels and DVP Donahou

Avoid College Debt: Take the Road Less Traveled

Commercial Floorcovering Gains a Presence in the Central South Council

Outstanding Response to Calls for Relief Enables Flood Victims to Receive Extra Help

It's "Game On" in the Fight to Stop Payroll Fraud

Congressman Green Talks Shop with Local 551 and Council Leadership

Payroll Fraud Update

Sharpening Steward Skills

Central South Carpenters Host Texas Jobsite Foremen to Discuss Managerial Concerns

OSHA Begins Enforcement of the New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard

UBC Issues Letter to Congress in Opposition to the Save Local Business Act

A Group of Our Council's Best Workers Just Got Better

Carpenters Team with Department of Labor to Present Successful Labor Rights Week Event

New Orleans Airport Gets Top Flight Work from 1846 Members for Crown Corr, Inc.

Harvey Relief Resource Center: Supplies Available

A Labor Day Message from EST Jason Engels

Donations Needed for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

NOLA City Council Candidate Meets with Council Officials

The Importance of Soft Skills Highlighted by Union Contractors

Teaching Them SOONER Than Later

“Beat The Heat” Program Kicks Off Thanks to Volunteers from Local 551

Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee Launches in Local 1846

Sean Forkner Joins Council Representative Staff

Local 429 Holds First June Meeting/Cookout

Bellows Earns Top Safety Status, Sponsors Safety Stand-Down at Carpenters Training Center Site

Council Political Director Helps Expose Rampant Payroll Fraud

Carpenters & Jared Allen Foundation Team to Customize Home for Wounded Veteran

A 4th of July Message from EST Jason Engels

Fast manpower response, specialized training, and teamwork fueled this successful Gulfport Energy project

Born Union Carpenter Rodney Hickey Retires After 35 Years

Local 1266 Sees a Great Turnout for Worker Meeting

Council Leaders Represent Well at Louisiana Labor Breakfast

New Texas Training Center Coming Along Great!

One of Local 1846’s Brightest Stars Retires

Local 429 Honors Long-Time Member, Welcomes New

Do You Have What it Takes to be a 300-Hitter in the UBC?

A Safety Message from UBC Southern District Vice President, Dennis Donahou

It's National Construction Safety Week!

Spreading the Message of Membership Benefits the UnCommon Way

Council Meeting an All-Around Success

Arkansas/Oklahoma Training Program Launches New Website

Texas Training Fund looks to partner with the State for construction training in prisons

Volunteering to Support the Arts

Work Progressing on Texas Home for Wounded Warrior

Operating Engineers Training Center Built from Carpenter Expertise

Texas Training Program Launches New Website

Flooring industry leaders applaud INSTALL certification program

Local 551's Maria Robles Takes Recruiting to the Source

Trade Show Carpenters are Needed for Work in Houston

UBC Southern District Creates Online Community for 300-Hitters

Baton Rouge Business Report Takes on Payroll Fraud

Staff Changes Strengthen Council Operations

UBC General President McCarron Meets with President Trump

Central South Carpenter Skills Soar at Bank of Oklahoma Tower Project

Flooring leader Tarkett Taps UBC's INSTALL as its "quality-conscious labor force"

Elite Shooting Range Takes Shape from Solid Carpentry Work

A THANKSgiving message to the UBC Nation

Texas Construction Trades Teacher Makes Connection Between Lesson Plans & Real Life Service

A Post-Election Message from General President Doug McCarron

It's National Apprenticeship Week - Join Us for a Great Career!

Thank You Veterans

Council leaders represent well at state Democratic event

Exhibitors Service Network of Texas applauds UBC leadership training

Carpenter Leadership Meets with Governor Edwards

Do you know the biggest construction safety risks?

SIBs Meet with Texas DA Candidate

Cleanroom Carpenters Needed in Austin

Texas Labor Commissioner Visits the ITC

Members Helping Members: Flood Recovery Continues

Texas Council Reps Team with Contractors to Hold a BBQ for the Crews

Help Us Stop TPP for Good

Carpenters Support Candidates Who Support Carpenters

Nuclear Certified Scaffolders needed for ANO Outage

Relief Fund to Reimburse Volunteers: We Need All Hands on Deck!

Help Us Fight Payroll Fraud

There are plenty of jobs for the taking. Check this out.

Protect yourself from the Zika virus

SIB program launches recruitment drive

Helping Our Veterans Back Home

Central South Scaffolder Requirements Heightened

Happy 4th!

Join Us in Supporting Our Sisters in the Brotherhood

When Skills Develop Beyond the Tools, the Whole Industry Benefits

Memorial Day Message

Many Thanks!

Louisiana's Training Program Highlighted by BIC Magazine

National Safety Week Gives Us a Chance to Feature Our Commitment to Safety Everyday

Nation's Oldest Living Man, 75-Year CSCRC Member, Passes Away

U.S. Labor Secretary Perez Talks Apprenticeship

Delegates Handling Council Business at April Meeting

180 Members Graduate from Leadership Training

Flooring Industry Opportunities Thriving In Texas

Training Fund Continues to Invest in the Community & Its Workforce

Carpenters Anchor Fluor Maintenance for Big Cajun II Outage

Carpenters Help Expose Millions Lost to Payroll Fraud in Louisiana

Productive, Safe Scaffolding Work Provided for STP Nuclear Plant

Louisiana Skilled Manpower Shortage Gets Boost from Carpenters Union

US DOL's Joint Employer Interpretation Good for Employees and Employers

Tulsa Contractor Pays More than $200K in Unpaid Wages & Benefits

Happy Holidays!

UBC Political Efforts Help Protect Members

Trade Show Carpenters Take Customer Service to the Next Level

Jason Engels Selected to Governor-Elect's Economic Development Transition Team

Happy Thanksgiving!

Arkansas & Oklahoma Contractors Get Elite Manpower via AOKCAT

Recap of the New Orleans Training Center Grand Opening

BIC Magazine Features EST Engels

Central South Carpenters Play Active Role at UBC Convention

Carpenters Endorse Hillary Clinton

INSTALL Floorcovering Program Ready to Roll in Texas

Happy Labor Day

EST Jason Engels and His Team Unanimously Re-elected as Council Leadership

Houston's Local 551 Welcomes New Members

The Launch Approaches for the Start of OSHA's New Confined Space Rule

Thanking Our American Heroes This 4th of July!

Middle-Class Construction Jobs are at Risk - Help Us Save Them

Skilled Manpower Shortage Problems?

Industry Publication Features Apprenticeship Contest

This Labor Day, Help Preserve Worker Rights

Regional Council Newsletter is Available

States Clamping Down on Workers Mislabeled as Contractors

Current Legislative Issues

2013 Legislative Session: Tackling Payroll Fraud in Texas