The Losses Keep Mounting

More than $8.4 billion a year is lost to Construction Industry Tax Fraud! Watch the losses climb, from Jan. 1, 2017 to now. 


2020 Events Are Postponed, But Our Work Continues

Out of an abundance of caution, most of the regional councils in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) have suspended planning for the Tax Fraud Days of Action events scheduled for April of this year.  This is a disappointing but easy decision in view of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes. All … Continued

Workers in Tears, Pleading to be Paid

When you are a foreman you expect to help your crew produce high-quality work with efficiency and skill. You don’t expect to be forced to lie to your co-workers or to have them calling you crying, begging to be paid. That was the situation Juan found himself in last year. (Juan asked that we not … Continued

We Want Fairness — And We’re Standing Up!

If you heard that someone was embezzling money from their employer—cooking the books and pocketing the money—you would expect that person to be punished.  How about if an employer is stealing from his or her employees? Isn’t that just as bad?  We think so. That’s why we are gearing up for Tax Fraud Days of Action, April 14 – 18, 2020!  Thousands of members of … Continued