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Our Mission

The objectives of the United Brotherhood are:

  • to organize workers,
  • to encourage an apprenticeship system and a higher standard of skill,
  • to develop, improve, and enforce the program and standards of occupational safety and health,
  • to cultivate friendship and to develop good public relations in the community,
  • to assist each other to secure employment,
  • to reduce the hours of daily labour,
  • to secure adequate pay for our work,
  • to establish a weekly pay day,
  • to promote the establishment of fringe benefit plans for our members through the collective bargaining process,
  • to coordinate bargaining toward the goal of taking wages out of competition,
  • to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of all our members and to improve the trade in every way possible.


A message from Hamish Stewart – Executive Secretary Treasurer.


The United Brotherhood of Carpenters represents approximately 500,000 members.


Contact information for your local representatives.

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