The United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) is founded in Chicago, Illinois, with Peter J. McGuire serving as its first president.
WHO WE ARE
The Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters represents more than 35,000 professional tradespersons in 33 locals in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and parts of Tennessee. A proud affiliate of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, which has a century-plus tradition of representing the best of the building trades, the council works in partnership with more than 30,000 contractors, helping them find the best possible talent for their projects.
WHAT WE DO
We provide the opportunity for the men and women that come into our program to earn a college degree while remaining debt-free. During their time with us, they will learn various concepts and gain skills needed in the field. They will also have the opportunity to continue their education for years to come.
BENEFITS OF TRAINING WITH IKORCC
LOW COST TRAINING
With us, you won’t have the burden of college debt. You will only pay $100 a year for books. You will also be making money while you learn!
You will be provided health, vision, dental, prescription insurance along with pension and annuity. All benefits are paid by your employer!
FAST JOB PLACEMENT
We help you find jobs with our signatory employers. Our system is computerized and skill based, so you get placed on jobs you have the skills for, enhancing your job satisfaction.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS AND JOINERS OF AMERICA
The UBC establishes a national training program for apprentices.
The UBC establishes the Indiana State Council of Carpenters to provide a centralized organization for local unions in the state.
The UBC helps found the American Federation of Labor (AFL), which becomes the largest labor Organization in the United States.
The Indiana State Council of Carpenters opens its first training center in
The UBCJA establishes a regional council for southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, known as the Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters.
The UBC supports the passage of the National Labor Relations Act, which guarantees workers the right to organize and bargain collectively.
The Northeast Ohio Carpenters Regional Council (NOCRC) was established to represent carpenters in northeast Ohio, including the cities of Cleveland, Akron, and Youngstown.
The UBC establishes the Carpenter Contractor Trust to promote labor-management cooperation and improve working conditions in the construction industry.
The UBC establishes the Carpenters International Training Fund to provide advanced training and certification programs for its members.
First local Sisters in the Brotherhood committee was formed
The Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters is formed, bringing together the Indiana State Council of Carpenters, the Southern Indiana/ Northern Kentucky Carpenters Regional Council, the Northeast Ohio Carpenters Regional Council, and the Ohio Valley Regional Council of Carpenters.
ICRA was established to mitigates the risks associated with construction activities to reduce the spread of viruses, bacteria, mold, and other workplace contaminants.
The UBC established the Department of Education and Training for UBC members to develop their skills in communication, leadership, management and more.
The UBC opened the 344,000-square-foot International Training Center (ITC), set on more than 27-acre campus in Las Vegas, to train members, staff, and instructors in hundreds of courses.
The IKORCC JATF is officially established as a joint training program for carpenter apprentices in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.
The IKORCC JATF partners with the Veterans Administration to offer a carpenter apprenticeship program for veterans.
The IKORCC JATF launches a new website and online platform to better serve its members and promote the carpentry industry in the region.