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Carpenters Union benefits are among the best in the industry.


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Sisters in the Brotherhood (SIB) supports female members by providing assistance in obtaining craft training and leadership skills; by being advocates on women issues; and by mentoring new members and even potential members.

We’re proud that the doors to our union halls and gates to our jobsites have been increasingly open to women. The culture of our union and our industry is changing and Sisters in the Brotherhood (SIB) groups play an important role. It’s in these groups where our members mentor, network and encourage each other.

SIB Pre-Apprentice Program in NY

The North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, the North Atlantic States Training Fund and the Sisters in the Brotherhood will be holding a virtual information sessions for women who are interested in pursuing a career in carpentry.

The virtual information session will be held on Friday, June 4th at 6pm.

The session will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the 4-week pre-apprentice program that will run in July at carpenter’s training centers across New York State.

This pre-apprentice program allows for a trial period to find out if carpentry fits your career path, and only applies to women in New York State, excluding residents in the five boroughs of NYC.

Must be 18 years of age or older.
• High school graduate or equivalent recognized by local school authorities.
Please bring a copy of your high school transcript, GED and/or college transcripts with you.
• Physically able to perform work (heavy lifting, heights, weather elements).
• Reliable transportation to and from jobsites and training.
• Willing to take and pass a drug test upon acceptance.
• If applicant is a veteran, a copy of DD-214 is required.

Don't miss out, spaces are limited and registration closes on June 2nd. Register now!

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MA Girls in Trades

The Massachusetts Girls in Trade Advisory Group is dedicated to increasing career opportunities for young women in the construction trades. The Advisory Group was founded by Minuteman High School and Wynn Everett and includes representatives from community organizations, developers, contractors, government, building trades unions, apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs, as well as, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Career and Technical Student Organizations, and Career and Technical Education Schools.

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