October 25, 2013
Mike McCarron of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Files Suit Attacking the Improper Trusteeship Imposed on the Council by his brother and General President Doug McCarron. On Friday, October 4, 2013, Mike McCarron and two other members of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) filed suit, in Federal Court in the Central District of California [Case no.
October 25, 2013
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October 10, 2013
 It was unlike any Labour Day Ryan Louis had experienced. As hundreds of pipefitters and welders arrived at Husky Energy’s Sunrise project for their weeks-long shifts, a company spokesperson told the crew of approximately 270 this would be their last. Their replacements?
October 10, 2013
Click below to read the letter of welcome from the Confederation of Canadian Unions President.
September 24, 2013
The Confederation of Canadian Unions is very pleased to announce that the Construction Maintenance and Allied Workers (CMAW), which includes workers in a multitude of industries British Columbia, has joined the our organization.
September 10, 2013
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September 10, 2013
A messy public feud between carpenters' union General President Douglas J. McCarron and his brother, Southwest regional council chief Mike McCarron, that resulted in an executive management shake-up and finger-pointing charges with legal implications, has rocked the 500,000-member union and related building trades.
July 30, 2013
Structurlam is a union shop that employs 100 or so of our members based in Penticton.
July 12, 2013
Construction, Maintenance and Allied Workers Bargaining Council (CMAW) has dedicated an Annual Bursary Program to honour the memory of Dave Flynn. The bursaries of $500.00 each, will be awarded to six successful candidates each year (one for each district area). 
June 26, 2013
The CMAW Vancouver office has an opening for an Organizer/Service Representative that is able to work independently as well as be part of a team. You will be a motivated, self-starter who will be able to take the initiative. Travel on short notice will be required periodically. Resumes will be accepted via email only. Please email a covering letter with your resume to