After Strike, Carpenters Approve New Contract By Slim Margin

By Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. -

Going into the vote on a controversial fifth tentative agreement, the mood among Washington carpenters who had organized for a “no” vote was uncertain. “It was so close last time, it’s hard to [...]

Carpenters’ Union Halts Work On Amazon, Microsoft, Google And Facebook Expansions

By Mike Lewis, GeekWire. -

Construction work on several major tech company expansion projects, including those by Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook, slowed to a crawl today as the region largest carpenters’ union [...]

After Rejecting Fourth Union-Backed Contract, Carpenters Strike

By Jerry White, WSWS. -

An estimated 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across the state of Washington began their first strike in nearly two decades Thursday after rejecting the fourth proposed contract agreed to by the [...]

On The Verge Of A Strike, Washington Carpenters Fight Union Leaders

By Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. -

After narrowly rejecting a contract offer, the union representing 11,600 working carpenters in Washington state is set to start a strike tomorrow. It’s the fourth offer that members have [...]