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Carpenters Local 1281

Carpenters Local 1281, chartered in 1938, is the largest Carpenters Local in the State of Alaska. Operating as part of the Alaska Regional Council of Carpenters, the local union proudly represents Union Carpenters, Millwrights, Lathers, Metal Stud Framers, Sheetrockers, Acoustical Ceilings workers, Welders, and Insulators who work in Alaska’s Southcentral region, south of the 63rd parallel.

The members of Carpenters Local 1281 are involved in a wide range of projects, including building houses, skyscrapers, bridges, tunnels, and highways, making their expertise an invaluable contribution to the construction industry in the area.

It offers training options through the Alaska Carpenters Training Trust, including apprenticeships in carpentry, millwright, piledriver & diver, and scaffold building. These training programs provide members with the skills and knowledge needed for successful careers in the carpentry trade.

Additionally, members enjoy a range of benefits, such as competitive wages, healthcare coverage, retirement plans, and job security through union representation.

To learn more about Local 1281, please, visit their website at

Pay Carpenters Local 1281 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add CJA 1281 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of Carpenters Local 1281 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for Carpenters Local 1281 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for Carpenters Local 1281
  • Simplify union audits for Carpenters Local 1281
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for Carpenters Local 1281 work classes

Watch a Video

Learn more about HCM TradeSeal by watching a brief overview video. HCM TradeSeal can automatically calculate fringe benefits and generate remittance reports for most union locals, including Carpenters Local 1281.