The Losses Keep Mounting

Watch the losses climb from 2017 to now! $8.4 billion a year was lost from 2017 through 2020 and $10 billion a year from 2021.


Protesting Employer Tax Fraud, UBC Members Stand Up, Speak Out!

For five years, since members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) and their supporters began holding Tax Fraud Days of Action events each April, our voices have only become louder and stronger. This year was no exception, as thousands of members and supporters across the United States and Canada took … Continued

Today is the Day to Stand Up, Speak Out!

With events planned for the next several days across Canada and the United States, members of the Carpenters Union and our allies are setting out to stand up and speak out against employer tax fraud in the construction industry. Click the Events tab at this website to learn about Days of Action events in your … Continued

We Abide by the Rules, and They Should Too

An interview with Lester Royal, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Tri-Construction, North Minneapolis. In more than 20 years helping to lead Tri-Construction, a successful construction company, Lester Royal has learned that success “is not about you, it’s about your team.” He and CEO Calvin Littlejohn built their company on a foundation of mentorship, high skills and giving back to the community.  

Conquering the Crisis of Employer Tax Fraud

Across the United States and Canada, communities are alive with the sights and sounds of construction work on long-needed projects to repair and rebuild public infrastructure, not to mention the private development that an investment in infrastructure brings. Both countries have made federal investments that will transform economic development for decades. The infrastructure boom can … Continued