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Carpenters Local 54

Established on January 22, 1887, Carpenters Local 54 represents approximately 1,200 skilled and experienced workers who specialize in various areas of carpentry in Chicago. Their areas of expertise range from the heavy highway and infrastructure work to interior systems, residential homes, piledriving, welding, and diving.

It is associated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council (MACRC).

Through the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program, Carpenters of Local 54 have the option to enroll in a four-year apprenticeship program that includes academic and hands-on training as well as continuing education classes.

To learn more about Local 54, please, visit their website at

Pay Carpenters Local 54 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add CJA 54 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of Carpenters Local 54 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for Carpenters Local 54 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for Carpenters Local 54
  • Simplify union audits for Carpenters Local 54
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for Carpenters Local 54 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 54.