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chriscannon17r@*****.*** in Riverside, California

71 months ago

Im with you. Ive been in the union for 20 years also. I moved down to Riverside from Bakersfeild to get married and start a great life. well ive been out of work for 2 years. i dont know anyone down here for any contacts i have gone to every job site around I keep being told the same thing. SORRY MAN were only running or small crew.... Its B.S because they would rather take 2 years for a bridge (LaSerra on 91 fwy) than hirer anyone. If anyone know of any jobs PLEASE let me know...Im a carpenter I do Fwy,bridges, water treatment plants. Anything. THANKS

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peterknoerr in Tinley Park, Illinois

71 months ago

I am a union carpenter with over 20 years experience and been out of work for 2 1/2 years. Really need a job now as funds getting really low for mortgage payment and have 6 year old.

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manwood in Westfield, Indiana

71 months ago

Ibeen out of work for TWO YEARS i know how you feel GOOD LUCK.

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Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia

71 months ago

Peter Knoerr in Tinley Park, Illinois said: I am a union carpenter with over 20 years experience and been out of work for 2 1/2 years. Really need a job now as funds getting really low for mortgage payment and have 6 year old.

I posted this before for you guys. There is a lot of work in Afghanistan with half a dozen companies. The living sucks but the pay is good. There is very little construction, mainly maintenance. A carpenter here can make right at $100k with Fluor. The 3 big companies here are Fluor, Dyn-Corp, and KBR. This is not union work, it is keeping the house from being foreclosed work. Just trying to help guys.

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itsbeenbetter in Greenwood, Indiana

71 months ago

i need some input . if u worked for a contractor , and started out at 40 hours a week and over a couple of months you get less and less hours . all of a sudden they start telling you to just stay home , and when you bring it to the company . they tell you ,you cant go to any other jobs because you cost to much. we will have to pay pier deim for u and we cant do that . becuse were gona use labors on that job , and only one carpenter the kinda carpenter that will clean under the desk if u no what i mean , so u think to your self the hell with it ill stay home for a couple days and u check to see if your vac. fund is in so you have alittle extra money but there not paying your benys for severl months and there not going to . would you stay there our would you try to find something else . but your working for the b.a.s buddy and he tells you if you dont work for him part time with no benys , you will not work at all ,and that the b.a. will not help you because he is his buddy . and then the b.a.s dont help you . what would you do

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71 months ago

Sounds like you're guessing quite a bit, but the bottom line is, you're either working or not. File your unemployment and report anyone not working by the book by not making contributions. Make sure that is the case. It does take time for a contribution to show up. Several months sometimes. Burn your bridge if you go too far too soon. Blow the bridge up if its like you say, protect the rest. Too many people aren't standing their ground and willing to work for less, this is what happens where I came from in the south...eventually it will be like that here, but only if you let it! Only as long as everyone else gives in.......it will remain the same and get worse! Count on it!

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Joey71 in Flint, Michigan

71 months ago

itsbeenbetter in Greenwood, Indiana said: i need some input . if u worked for a contractor , and started out at 40 hours a week and over a couple of months you get less and less hours . all of a sudden they start telling you to just stay home , and when you bring it to the company . they tell you ,you cant go to any other jobs because you cost to much. we will have to pay pier deim for u and we cant do that . becuse were gona use labors on that job , and only one carpenter the kinda carpenter that will clean under the desk if u no what i mean , so u think to your self the hell with it ill stay home for a couple days and u check to see if your vac. fund is in so you have alittle extra money but there not paying your benys for severl months and there not going to . would you stay there our would you try to find something else . but your working for the b.a.s buddy and he tells you if you dont work for him part time with no benys , you will not work at all ,and that the b.a. will not help you because he is his buddy . and then the b.a.s dont help you . what would you do

wow-- learn how to writ

What in the world are you talking about?? It seems as though you are griping about a guy who cleans under a desk, a ba and a friend of a ba. But honestly don't even understand what you are saying because there isn't a complete sentence any where in your post and also not a complete thought for the reader to understand!!

From many guys who post on this forum cannot write which is fine however learn how to spell and write a sentence so that a reader can understand it!! Furthermore if you are gonna gripe about ba's, friends, family and other relationships to ba's other than your own reasons for why you can't find work-- have you thought for one second THERE IS NO WORK FOR ANYONE!!!

I'm 39 and have spoke to many retirees that don't remember any time being as bad as it is now!!
If you don't like it quit and go drive a semi- truck or do something else.

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itsbeenbetter in Greenwood, Indiana

71 months ago

well i understand why you dont work , u kiss ### . go get under the desk

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itsbeenbetter in Greenwood, Indiana

71 months ago

one of my firends got on at a yahoo project up state N.Y i dont know where it is, but maybe the hall can tell u . he says there hiring . good luck bro.

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itsbeenbetter in Greenwood, Indiana

71 months ago

you know i bet the b.a.s get a kick out of watching all these carpenters fighting with each other . as they go out to eat on us . think about it guys .

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kathy in Oswego, Illinois

71 months ago

Andrew Smith in Aurora, Illinois said: Tried them several times...You would think with all the miles of highway they are building there would be alot of jobs from them....
Seriously, Andrew, you've been at this for ten years & haven't noticed the same 3 companies cornering all the roadwork in IL? Now, you can easily figure out that whenever there is work, they recall their brothers/buddies & reactivate them BEFORE they will go looking elsewhere. And you know, just know, that they s-t-r-e-t-c-h out those road projects! 2 seasons in IL: winter & construction!

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71 months ago

This is why I contend that all unions everywhere should be made to rotate those on the out of work list. If you've been employed for "x" number of months and someone is on the list for "x" number of weeks.......then a rotation to being laid off should be mandatory and open work for those in need. It would eliminate this buddy buddy work system that seems to be the prevailing way of the UNIONS.......at least where I am anyway. It is clearly not for lack of skill, quite the contrary! Buddy remember who's your huntin' partner! more the case............Just my .02

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kathy in Oswego, Illinois

71 months ago

Can I ask how your system allows for the guys that ARE really, really good at their job? Playing devil's advocate, how can it be fair to the excellent tradesmen to sit while the crappy one gets to work? Also, while LazyAss sits home & collects a check cuz he has Section 8 rental property he rents out & Wifie works, JoeFeedsHisFamily is out there hustling to do just that. More examples, but you get the jist. Simply rotating will not do. For example: some builders INSIST that my husband be assigned to their jobsite. Why should he sit home because his work is impeccable and he is requested (when there is, in fact, work)?

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71 months ago

I see your point here absolutely, but where is the fairness in the good that are overlooked for the fact that the reality is there is a buddy type of mentality to keep certain workers working period. This not comparing apples to oranges. I am sure anyone here with an honest input can vouch for the fact this happens and in a union of "brotherhood" wouldn't you want fairness amongst the ranks and not selectiveness. I can say for certainty that I would hate to see guys rotated to get the ones that are in fact laid off because they're pretty much useless, but there are alot that don't fall under this category whatsoever, but to the contrary for what I say. Tough luck is not the approach here.....face it we are numbers when on a list, there is no good side or bad side to a list. There isn't any room for advancing in this kind of game.........its a game and unfair!

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Troy in New Lenox, Illinois

71 months ago

machineguns in Watertown, New York said: I see your point here absolutely, but where is the fairness in the good that are overlooked for the fact that the reality is there is a buddy type of mentality to keep certain workers working period. This not comparing apples to oranges. I am sure anyone here with an honest input can vouch for the fact this happens and in a union of "brotherhood" wouldn't you want fairness amongst the ranks and not selectiveness. I can say for certainty that I would hate to see guys rotated to get the ones that are in fact laid off because they're pretty much useless, but there are alot that don't fall under this category whatsoever, but to the contrary for what I say. Tough luck is not the approach here.....face it we are numbers when on a list, there is no good side or bad side to a list. There isn't any room for advancing in this kind of game.........its a game and unfair!

it is a game and unfair. If you rotate you would have better chance of getting hrs to keep out INS. We all can't be like her husband and good on the knees and be requested.

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71 months ago

In all fairness, having come from a foreman position for many years out of the south. I find myself looking at this objectively. There is a legitimacy in laying someone off. There is also a legitimacy in firing someone. What I see since I have been in the unions is this. No one getting fired, but laid off. Now, with this in mind.....it would likely be no more fair as the ones doing the firing would be the ones keeping their friends in the loop so to speak. I as a foreman prior to joining this union 3 years ago, fired/sent away......not laid off! For one reason, relevancy to work ability. I have seen too many instances in the 3 years so far I have been here for the long haul of a job.......true fairness in maintaining employment based on skills and overall performance. Fair, I guess you can throw in the life ain't fair clause and it will all be a moot point then.

In the 25 years I have been in this field of work, your work has been your key to employment. In the 3 years of my 25 years, its shamefully not been so. Hands down, not so! I'll say this positive thing about the union workers over all.....whether they are good or bad in skills/performance.......there is an increased level of dependability overall in both the apprentices and journeymen alike compared to non union.

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kathy in Glendale Heights, Illinois

71 months ago

Troy in New Lenox, Illinois said: it is a game and unfair. If you rotate you would have better chance of getting hrs to keep out INS. We all can't be like her husband and good on the knees and be requested.

OOOOh, Troy is a jealous, out-of-work boy. He is requested because he is darn good at his job. He makes time. He doesn't sit & biCarpenterh about other workers. He goes to the locations they request him at & doesn't whine that "it's too far to drive". In short, some of you need to realize: He is a PROFESSIONAL. I think a lot of people on this board forgot how to even define that word. Yeah, some folks are "on their knees", but you know what we found out, at least here in chicagoland? Those folks have ALREADY been cut loose, LONG gone. Yeah, no matter how much they smacked their lips & flapped their lips, they got canned early on. Why? Cuz they can give the big smoochies, but their work SUCKED!!! And some of you wake up: politics will be played at every field, at every type of work. I, myself, see carpenters as being some of the whiniest, backstabbing complainers in any field -- and that includes gossipy teachers which I previously thought had the market cornered on juvenile behavior!
Also, we have volunteered to picket, free of charge, when there is scab labor set up. I, myself, have even volunteered. We were told to "not bother" cuz the Region has no desire to even picket anyone. We were informed that "you can't get guys to picket anymore" and "you can't get 'em unless you pay 'em, & not even then". And listen, I call the White House, my senators, my congresspeople at least 3 times a week if not more advocating for the carpenters. How many of you DO THAT? No, you just get on this board & gripe if somebody is, in fact, working.
Some need to grow up, pick themselves up & stop waiting to be rescued. My family could twist themselves into knots on who-got-what and how-did-he-get-that, but that doesn't earn you not one dollar, not one credit

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Joey71 in Flint, Michigan

71 months ago

I don't know about professional-- he is a fourth yr apprentice that stated he may be kicked out for not paying his dues. "carpenters are the biggest whiners" have you ever heard an electrician or a pipefitter rant about not having a place to wash thier hands for lunch?? Yea they will-- backstabbers everywhere no generalization there!! Bottom line is go to work do 110% and put out quality that is what sets the union carpenter apart from the non union!! Each local has at least 3 representatives that are dedicated to p.a.c. And wow have you seen on LM 1-4 reports on how much is "donated"
Just my .02

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kathy in Glendale Heights, Illinois

71 months ago

Agree with you Joey71 -- that's what I tried to state. There will be politics in every line of work. But truly, even my hubby tells me that sometimes the carpenters act more like girlymen! As to working 110%, we also hear that the scab companies set up are not happy with the quality of work being done. Hmmm. Why? And yes, I know about the pac money. If you read my previous posts, I regularly note that we back the wrong horse (Edwards in a previous election, Obama in this last one, who wants to tax our health care). I consistently say let the guys choose who they want their $$ to go to, by KEEPING it & if they feel compelled to donate to a candidate, then they can. If not, it's theirs. Isn't it supposed to be theirs anyhow? I also saw some eyepopping expenditures for hotels, and even some unfathomable amount for: Nexus Lexis!
Also fascinating is that Repugs try to make unions the bad guys for pac money, although corporations pour far more $$ into it. And with the last Supreme Court's decision (corporations are people too!), wanna bet which group throws more $$ at politicians?

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kathy in Glendale Heights, Illinois

71 months ago

Agree with you Joey71 -- that's what I tried to state. There will be politics in every line of work. But truly, even my hubby tells me that sometimes the carpenters act more like girlymen! As to working 110%, we also hear that the scab companies set up are not happy with the quality of work being done. Hmmm. Why? And yes, I know about the pac money. If you read my previous posts, I regularly note that we back the wrong horse (Edwards in a previous election, Obama in this last one, who wants to tax our health care). I consistently say let the guys choose who they want their $$ to go to, by KEEPING it & if they feel compelled to donate to a candidate, then they can. If not, it's theirs. Isn't it supposed to be theirs anyhow? I also saw some eyepopping expenditures for hotels, and even some unfathomable amount for: Nexus Lexis!
Also fascinating is that Repugs try to make unions the bad guys for pac money, although corporations pour far more $$ into it. And with the last Supreme Court's decision (corporations are people too!), wanna bet which group throws more $$ at politicians?

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ethan in Simpsonville, South Carolina

71 months ago

mbaileyone@msn.com in Spartanburg, South Carolina said: Right now we are having a hard time filling possitions in South Carolina, Were pulling guy's from Macon, Savahnna, & Atlanta to fill the in the gaps... Question is will it last ??? I was told last week the BA said there's another signatory contractor coming with two year of work ! ! Looking mighty Good, Praise the Lord...

yo brother i spoke to you a couple weeks ago and i am just curious on what the rate is down there at this power plant and all....hit me back just thinking a 2 hour commute thats pretty sick but i do need the money..then again dont we all lol

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lipadrino@*****.*** in Hialeah, Florida

71 months ago

well in miami , my union is a ,,,,,,, you has to s,,,,, di,,,,, if u want work ,,, the representant just care for the wkly paycheck,,,, dont care nobody ,, that is the true he in the big miami ... my union is a rat house... local union 72 miami....

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tj in Geneva, Ohio

71 months ago

kinda glad i found this forum. was starting to think i had cooties or something, being a girl carpenter and all.

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machineguns in Watertown, New York

71 months ago

Its truly very inactive or not very frequented...mostly whining like from myself occasionally. Enjoy it!

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tj in Geneva, Ohio

71 months ago

thanks machineguns. i was having such a grand time with all you fellas out there building stuff. taught me a bunch. found out i was pretty tough for a girl.

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71 months ago

Its really depends on what you do....if you are doing ceiling grid or finishing...not too bad or light gauge framing, door hardware......there is some stuff that's quite brutal for anyone, man or woman. I personally haven't seen a woman that lasted in this trade in my 25 years of doing it, but thats not to say you can't make it. Its just a different environment compared to the corporate type work a woman normally takes on for a living. So many of the guys are pigs at work it can make it really difficult. Best wishes for your future! I'd say get out in all honesty and do something less physical overall, I would if I could go back to my 20's again!

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tj in Geneva, Ohio

71 months ago

did concrete footers, buildings, and bridgework so far. can pretty much hold my own. i know i will never be as physically strong as you men, but i can make up for it by doing all the sh*t work you don't want to do! with three brothers and me the only girl, i knew exactly what you boys were like before i ever showed up on the jobsite. only had problems with one or two guys along the way. most of you are just alright by me. sick of corporate work, with 20 years in banking and accounting type stuff. can't stand to be inside really and hate to be only mentally tired. need to go into the woods for a vision quest to see what comes next.

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Crowbar53 in Roseville, Michigan

70 months ago

The union doesn't stand a chance. Same way in Las Vegas. These companies would rather hire day laborers and illegals off the street and pay minimum wage then hire carpenters (or any skilled trade) at $25/$35/hr.Conventions there are BIG MONEY. 30 million people a year come visit Vegas. Been there, lived there!!!

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Bill VanDyke in Amarillo, Texas

70 months ago

ethan in Simpsonville, South Carolina said: yo brother i spoke to you a couple weeks ago and i am just curious on what the rate is down there at this power plant and all....hit me back just thinking a 2 hour commute thats pretty sick but i do need the money..then again dont we all lol

If this is a real job i really need the work.20yr carpenter dues always pd and will travel

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Bill VanDyke in Amarillo, Texas

70 months ago

I am a 20YR carpenter dues always pd and will travel for work.Also will do millwright work and have all the classes completed. Out of MI hall. Co and WY hasnt had work for a long time now.Did rehab bridges for 8yrs and highRises and all form work,walls, floors.I happen to know nonunion workers dont have work just like us except in StLouis and OK city.I,just want to work union like the rest of us.

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Gary in Maryland Heights, Missouri

70 months ago

Hi I am commenting for my husband being a 22 year union carpenter too. We are in St Louis and we have been out for 18 months right now.The last company he was with has folded along with others that have filled bankrupcy. We have been to every jobsite in St Louis along with surrounding counties, and they have a work list too and never seem to get to us, always too many people waiting and not enough work. Everyone we talked to works a week or two and is off again. Never enough work to keep you going or your insurance. I stopped by and talked to a couple of carpenters picketing a Dollar General and asked how things were going and if they heard of any work anywhere. My answers were not what I wanted to hear but knew it would not be good news. These men said the hall is speculating that 2012 is the year that things will start going again. But our family is not banking on that, we hope, but not sure. There are too many carpenters needing work and just not enough work to go around and some projects have just stopped with no completion. I do know that this is a tough time. My 84 year old dad tells of the Great Depression and how his dad lost his car dealership and all their savings. I do believe we are in some sort of depression. My hardworking husband has been working 18 hour days just to keep up with our house and expenses for 6 kids, and we do not have credit cards or car payments, always living within our means. He took a job making $16 an hour( not carpentry) and is doing handyman work or cleaning gutters, anything at all after he gets off his 1st job. I do hope for the day where he goes to work looking as handsome as ever in his whites and coming home at a decent time with a pay that supports our family along with great insurance. I hate how tired he is and how the kids miss him so. But right now we have to do what we have to do and I hope for all of us/you that this does not last too long.
Melissa

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70 months ago

To the woman in St. Louis........

Ask your husband if he knows of a finisher that moved to NY with his army wife...NATE?

I've been working with him and he often spoke of his home there.

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anderso in Saint Louis, Missouri

70 months ago

Melissa, we are in the same boat as you. My husband has been out 9 months. There is no work anywhere. How you are managing with 6 kids is amazing. We only have two. Godd luck and God Bless you and your family

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lipadrino@*****.*** in Hialeah, Florida

70 months ago

well here is the nuclear plant in turkeypoint at this time are accepting carpenters ,,,, but is federal job you know,,,, they check back ground and am not very clean ,, in port saint lucie is the other plant they need carpnters too

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Joey71 in Troy, Michigan

70 months ago

Hmmmm that is odd because lucie just had outage on u1 4/5/10 and u2 doesn't have their outage till 1/10/2011 -- and a buddy of mine just got off of turkey point 4 outage in may and did u3 last fall--I have an outage schedule for union and non union plants that my old project manager gave me that is where I know the dates -- I know here in mi there are 2 plants doing msr work and they have an early pre outage and calling guys next week. Is that the case in fla?? Because I don't see it on the schedule-- are they asking for phq's?? I'm curious-- would like 2 know-- thanks

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manwood in Westfield, Indiana

70 months ago

Where is turkeypoint for the nuc job?

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johnny in Troy, Michigan

70 months ago

Joey71 in Troy, Michigan said: Hmmmm that is odd because lucie just had outage on u1 4/5/10 and u2 doesn't have their outage till 1/10/2011 -- and a buddy of mine just got off of turkey point 4 outage in may and did u3 last fall--I have an outage schedule for union and non union plants that my old project manager gave me that is where I know the dates -- I know here in mi there are 2 plants doing msr work and they have an early pre outage and calling guys next week. Is that the case in fla?? Because I don't see it on the schedule-- are they asking for phq's?? I'm curious-- would like 2 know-- thanks

Just got off the phone with the hall-- Sorry I was wrong turkey point goes down on 9/23, however there are no names being accepted for Lucie (because it doesnt have an outage scheduled) only turkey point--

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Crowbar53 in Clinton Township, Michigan

70 months ago

machineguns in Watertown, New York said: Sounds like you're guessing quite a bit, but the bottom line is, you're either working or not. File your unemployment and report anyone not working by the book by not making contributions. Make sure that is the case. It does take time for a contribution to show up. Several months sometimes. Burn your bridge if you go too far too soon. Blow the bridge up if its like you say, protect the rest. Too many people aren't standing their ground and willing to work for less, this is what happens where I came from in the south...eventually it will be like that here, but only if you let it! Only as long as everyone else gives in.......it will remain the same and get worse! Count on it!

Mr. Machine Guns....
Good point. Having worked in Florida many years ago (back in late '80's) I have seen what happens when people work for SLAVE WAGES. Will come up here as you say because the politicans will put evil ideas in the voters heads that unions are dead. Seen on the news today where some Bozo running for Governor in Michigan wants to make us a right to work state. Garbage!! Unions still have a purpose in this country and will survive once Congress gets off its A%&# and cuts loose on some job money. All we get here is some hi-way or bridge work.
If unions stick to there guns and vote in good people, everything will be O.K.

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t in New Lenox, Illinois

70 months ago

Just got kicked out of the union for not paying my dues went out.found a scab company n I'm working 6 10's. Thanks union.

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what union in Greenwood, Indiana

70 months ago

ive been a carpenter for 20 years . paid my dues a year ahead , and my union wont do anything for me . they say there is no work . but theres about 50 bridges being built in indiana . and there using all labors , and wont touch a carpenter. ive call the hall and told them where there using only labors . and b.a.s wont do anything at all but collect there pay checks , there as bad as the goverment .

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what union in Greenwood, Indiana

70 months ago

lipadrino@yahoo.com in Hialeah, Florida said: well here is the nuclear plant in turkeypoint at this time are accepting carpenters ,,,, but is federal job you know,,,, they check back ground and am not very clean ,, in port saint lucie is the other plant they need carpnters too

ive talked to union local 140 and they told me they was letting there brothers and sister look for nonunion jobs . call them and see for your self

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70 months ago

Don't feel bad, I've considered pulling up and going back to a non union area that I came from......its no better on the other side. I'm not to this union (3 years) and my previous employer in Virginia (no union) is down to 3/4 guys working out of 30 or better.....in Tidewater, VA Thats Virginia Beach,Norfolk,Chesapeake,Suffolk,Hampton,Newport News,Williamsburg,down to North Carolina and his Richmond work is all but dried up too........strictly commercial work Metal stud and drywall ACT and so on......

I moved up here to accomodate my wife to be an at home mother in her 40's. Now I'm in the middle of a divorce and stuck between a rock and a hard place with the economy for poop......no where to turn really dude! Hang on........if you're going to get a job these days it's going to require being cut throat!!!

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70 months ago

I meant to say, I'm new to the union since moving up here. The work is so sporadic and widespread. Its definitely not what I'm accustomed to and there seems to be much more of a "click" you have to be in to keep the work, not so much a skill or work ethic that prevails as I'm used to.....or the best man keeps his job shall I say.

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Deidre Reyes in Oxnard, California

70 months ago

Greg Christianson in Oak Hills, California said: I have been a union member over 20 years!I have been looking for work for the past month! 10 months ago I got laid off my job I worked for them over 12 years! Then nine months later got a job for a month and got laid off from there! I have not been able to find any work out here, It seems all the jobs I go to say they have there own crews. They have over 3,000 people on the out of work list!!!!!!! Does anyone know where the work is in California or anywhere else?

Hi, My husband has similar credentials and has now been out of work for 5 months. Have you found something? Any news on work? I've fax'd his resume to over 20 companies and the ones that do have work that he's visited seem to have some inept person doing the hiring that wants "sheep" with mediocre skills to be able to yell at with impunity. The trick seems to be to try to get on and then take whatever abuse they dish out without an attitude and to trust no one.

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Deidre Reyes in Oxnard, California

70 months ago

mad dog in Stanton, California said: I have been a carpenter since "96" first generation.I have been out of work for 18 months and no luck at all. It sad how alot of these carpenters are quick to stab you in the back when they do something wrong rather than being man enough to take the blame for themselves. Unfortunatly, in this trade it's not what you know, it's who you know, and who you blow.
I have been told by foremans and supers that I am a good all around carpenter. I'm not afraid to get an ass chewing if i messed up, but i have been blamed for things that i never did in this trade, all because someone does not like you. I'm not one to kiss ass never have never will, I was raised by my father to be a hard worker not a brown noser. Right now the only way for us out of work carpenters to get a job is to be best friends or related with a foreman or the super. But as long as we keep paying our dues why should the union even care? The one's that there are just as bad as the politicans.

Sounds like my husband's words...

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ben in San Ramon, California

70 months ago

bank robber soon in Los Angeles, California said: form carpenter for ten years. went through union apprenticeship to become journeyman. was a foreman for largo concrete inc. and mcclone construction. can do anything in concrete forming from footings,columns, walls, decks, beams, capitols, shoring, hanging forms, pick up and punchlist, form inspection, safety inspection,pre pour inspection qualified, accident free for ten years. looking for a home. please contact. folger@att.net

Have you tried talking to Peck and Hiller? They are based in Hayward Ca and have a fair amount of work.

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ben in San Ramon, California

70 months ago

Have you tried talking to Peck and Hiller Co. They are a concrete forming contarctor based in Hayward CA.

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bnlking in Woodridge, Illinois

70 months ago

is there any work in il

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josemsanchez in carol stream, Illinois

70 months ago

That is nothing new but keep holding your breath for work coming soon.

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keithromeyn@live,com in Largo, Florida

69 months ago

mbaileyone@msn.com in Spartanburg, South Carolina said: Right now we are having a hard time filling possitions in South Carolina, Were pulling guy's from Macon, Savahnna, & Atlanta to fill the in the gaps... Question is will it last ??? I was told last week the BA said there's another signatory contractor coming with two year of work ! ! Looking mighty Good, Praise the Lord...

my name is Keith Romeyn, have twenty years in metal framing and drywall, I live in Largo nothing here,but cheap wages,of like, south of the southern border!I have all my own tools,trans-per-tation.I work hard and will do the jobs you're way. No problem. I ask for a honest wage. I'm aware that the wages are lower, due to so menny people out of work, But I still have to live too!If you have work, PLEASE DROP ME A LINE! My EMAIL ADDRESS IS keithromeyn@live.com LOOKING FOREWORD TO HEAR FOR YOU!

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