Carpenters Local 197

Chartered on the 3rd of February, 2016, Carpenters Local 197 is a labor union located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The members of this union are construction carpenters who build houses, commercial and residential structures, highway and industrial infrastructure, shopping centers, and local, state, military, and government installations. Its jurisdiction covers Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

It is a part of the Eastern Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Local 197 promotes excellence, work ethics, and values and trains its members with a certified apprenticeship program. The union also provides benefits such as Health and Welfare plans, Hearing, Vision, and Dental Care, Prescription Drugs Benefits, and Pension plans.

To learn more about Carpenters Local 197, please, visit their website at

Pay Carpenters Local 197 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add CJA 197 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of Carpenters Local 197 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for Carpenters Local 197 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for Carpenters Local 197
  • Simplify union audits for Carpenters Local 197
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for Carpenters Local 197 work classes

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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 197.