Membership Action Committee Upcoming Events

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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SPS Carpenters 129 Movie Night: INEQUALITY FOR ALL, Robert Reich

Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 by .

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  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 […]

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Holiday Office Hours

Posted on 23. Dec, 2013 by .

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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.

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The corporate agenda on labor standards aims to weaken employees’ position in the labor market

Posted on 20. Dec, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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CTWW Preretirement Seminar at SPS129 In January

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by .

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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.

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Embody Health November Issue from Carpenters Trust of Western Washington

Posted on 23. Nov, 2013 by .

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CLICK HERE for the Embody Health November Issue from the Carpenters Trust of Western Washington.

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New 401(k) plan effective Jan. 1, 2014

Posted on 23. Nov, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Health Plan Changes Take Effect Jan. 1, 2014

Posted on 23. Nov, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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PNWRCC 2014 Scholarship Application

Posted on 22. Nov, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Journeyman Leadership Training Application

Posted on 22. Nov, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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