United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners
UBC is the 550,000-strong North American union to which unionized carpenters, millwrights, scaffolders and allied workers in Alberta belong.
Alberta Carpenters Training Centre
Our ACTC staff and one of Canada's finest training centres are ready to help you improve your skills, and become more employable!
Construction Labour Relations
Our unionized construction company partners. A source of CLR Agreements with many trades.
Workers Compensation Board (WCB)
The WCB is a not-for-profit organization legislated to administer the workers compensation system for the province which provides compensation for workplace injuries and occupational diseases to Alberta Workers.
Alberta Labour Board
The Alberta Labour Relations Board (LRB) is an independent and impartial tribunal responsible for the day-to-day application and interpretation of Alberta's labour laws. The LRB administers the Labour Relations Code which applies to most unionized employees in the province.
Connect with us to say you're interested in a career as a scaffolder, carpenter, roofer, ISM technician, shop worker, etc. Mostly for those with experience and apprenticeship or journeyman status. Tell your pipe trade friends (fitters, welders, plumbers, HVACers!
Building Trades of Alberta
Building Trades of Alberta represents about 50,000 unionized construction workers in Alberta. It promotes union interests with government, the general public and with the construction industry.
Canadian Building and Construction Trades
CBCT promotes the interests of construction union members on a national basis.
Construction Owners Association of Alberta
Source of lots of Best Practices guidelines
A great document explaining the problems that unionized labour has with the Christian Labour Association of Canada.
General Presidents' Maintenance Committee / National Maintenance Council for Canada
Working with industrial maintenance contracting firms, the committee negotiates and administers multi-craft collective agreements covering maintenance work at many Canadian major resource and industrial facilities.
Alberta Labour History Institute
A total gem of a site! Great photos, timelines and oral interviews about the development of labour over the decades.
For kids. Helps them understand the meaning and importance of labour unions.
Parkland Institute is a non-partisan research centre situated within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. The Institute studies economic, social, cultural and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Independent, non-profit organization promoting research on economic and social policy issues from a progressive point of view.
Change to Win
Change To Win is a coalition of unions representing 50 million workers. It seeks to prevent the outsourcing of unionized jobs.
Mesothelioma Cancer Center
A web site that provides good information for Carpenters (and other occupations) about the dangers of asbestos.