How to Join

How to Join

Journeyman Carpenters

We strongly suggest contacting the Local Union at 319-363-0279 for complete information on joining the Carpenters Union Local 308.

Requirements are as follows:

  • A letter on Company letterhead stating that you have been or will be hired as a journeyman carpenter. This letter must include:
  • Name
  • Social security number
  • Address & phone
  • You must be prepared to pay Initiation fees and dues payments in cash or money order only at time of application
  • Verifiable experience of at least 8 years of commercial carpentry

Journeyman Carpenter Initiation Fees for NEW MEMBERS are: $423.00 plus 3 months dues.

Re-initiation Fees for EX-MEMBERS looking to rejoin are: $423.00 plus $50 re-initiation fee and 6 to 12 months of dues.

Any Apprentices re-initiating after suspending out will have to pay one years dues as well as all initiation up front.

Apprentice Carpenters

Requirements are as follows: