Welcome to the South Puget Sound Carpenters Local Union No. 129. We are composed of approximately 2500 members from Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Jefferson, Clallam and Kitsap Counties located in Washington State. South Puget Sound Carpenters Local Union No. 129 was chartered on March 21, 2011. Together the Carpenters Union is leading the way in the industry, elevating the working standards and livelihoods for all working Carpenters and their families. SPS Carpenters Local 129 is affiliated with the Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America. Local 129 union meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm. We welcome and encourage all members to attend and be a part of their local union.
Brothers and Sisters of SPS Local 129, Here is a list of upcoming events sponsored by our local and hosted by our Membership Action Committee. I look forward to seeing you at one or more of these events. If you have any questions please call me at (360)589-7720. In Solidarity, Kristine Cole Membership Action Committee […]
Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 by SPS Carpenters Local 129.
Join Us at SPS Carpenters Local 129 on March 28th, 2014. SHOWTIME at 7pm for a viewing party of INEQUALITY FOR ALL, by ROBERT REICH Donations for the Locals Relay for Life Cancer Walk fundraiser would greatly appreciated. We will have the popcorn machine running. INEQUALITY FOR ALL is a passionate argument on behalf of […]
We want to wish everyone Seasons Greetings from SPS Carpenters Local 129. We would like to let everyone know our office will be closed for the following Holidays: December 24, 2013 December 25, 2013 January 1, 2014 We hope everyone has a warm and safe Holiday Season.
Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by SPS Carpenters Local 129.
This report reviews changes in labor policy and labor standards at the state level since 2010 and finds a consistent theme: The changes undermine the wages, working conditions, legal protections, or bargaining power of either organized or unorganized employees. The consequence of this legislative agenda is to undermine the ability of workers to earn middle-class […]
Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by SPS Carpenters Local 129.
A preretirement planning seminar will be provided to members age 45 and older on Saturday January 18, 2014 from 9am to 1130am. Spouses are welcome. CLICK HERE to view notice that will be sent out to the membership.
Posted on 23. Nov, 2013 by SPS Carpenters Local 129.
CLICK HERE for the Embody Health November Issue from the Carpenters Trust of Western Washington.
The Carpenters of Western Washington Individual Account Pension Plan will be converted from a money purchase pension plan to a 401(k) profit-sharing plan effective January 1, 2014. As part of this change, participants will be able to have 401(k) elective contributions made to the plan on their behalf. This is a great opportunity for participants […]
In compliance with two federal laws—the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)—changes will be made to the Carpenters Health and Security Plan of Western Washington for dates of service on and after January 1, 2014. These changes affect all benefit packages including the Employee Health Plan for […]
The Northwest Carpenters’ Union values education from grade school to apprenticeship and beyond. We want to offer both our members and their families access to the high quality college education that working members of the Northwest’s Middle class deserve. The Northwest Carpenters’ are proud to offer a scholarship program for all union members and their […]
The Pacific Northwest Regional Council was offered to send 150 UBC members to the International Training Center on March 27- 30, 2014 for the UBC International’s “Journeyman Leadership” program. Are you a leader on your job? Is there someone you would like to recommend? Sign up now. This three day program is geared towards developing […]