Congrats to our 2020 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Scholarship Program recipients!  40 students received a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition, room, and board, or books to a trade school or college.

Twenty recipients earned scholarships based upon their high school grade point average and SAT or ACT scores. Another twenty were selected randomly.

Recipients were sons, daughters, and dependent children of members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights. Parents or guardians must be members in good standing of the IKORCC for at least one year. The son, daughter, or dependent child must be a high school graduating senior or be attending a college, university or trade school as a full-time student.

Congratulations to the following 2020 IKORCC Scholarship recipients:

Sara Abell
Mikaela Baker
Shamiya Beasley
Logan Beckwith
Brooke Cochran
Hunter Crawford
Madisyn DeKock
Nicholas Durst
Cheyenne Ellerbrock
Claire Featherston
Sydney L Gerken
Lydia Greene
Evan Grose
Claire Hamilton
Annalise Harrison
Kincaid I Harrison
Ethan M Hensley
Kylie Hudson
Micaela Iacovetti
Sarah Karkoff
Nicole Klabus
Drew Kubaszyk
Emma Lewandowski
Joshua Matheis
Brandt Miller
Chloe Moore
Alanna Murray
Silas Parsons
Alexandria Piper
Jacob A Prager
Karli Prather
Emily Pruss
Zoie Rettig
Andrew Ross
Tanner Roy
Alexia Samudio
Austin Schulte
Emma Grace Sobieski
Adam Tulloss
Hayden Wells


Safety Protocols for Training Centers Reopening

Training centers in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio are scheduled to reopen for classes starting Monday, May 4th, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of our staff and apprentices, visitors can expect to see enhanced safety protocols in all of our training centers to comply with CDC guidelines.

The safety of our apprentices and staff continues to be a top priority. Here are some of the steps we are taking during this time:

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Brotherhood Across Borders

Written by: Dan Sustin, Training Coordinator of the Ohio Carpenters JATC, Richfield Campus


During the week of March 2nd–6th, the Richfield Training Center hosted a special out-of-town guest.  Levi Beauchamp, the Training Coordinator and Instructor from the Alberta Carpenters Training Center, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, decided to take a field trip to Ohio.

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Distributions

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Distributions In the wake of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the president signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that allows ‘qualified individuals’ the ability to take a new penalty-free retirement account distribution. Ideally, your money would stay in your retirement account […]

UBC Offers ICRA & COVID-19 Training Online

April 3, 2020

UBC UPDATE: Eligible UBC members can now use the CITF’s Learning Management System to take an online course to be trained in ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment). UBC members who are trained provide much-needed expertise in this crisis to ensure that proper protocol is followed and proper containment measures are being taken.

Register for the training class here: “ICRA: Best Practices in Health-Care Construction” and “COVID-19 Preparedness Qualification”

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Your Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic

FROM: EST, M. Todd Pancake
DATE: April 1, 2020


As there is quite a bit of uncertainty in the workplace based on current events, the IKORCC has prepared the following summary of your rights during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide some clarity.  There are a few areas that are priorities during this pandemic which have implications your health and safety. Overall, you enjoy the same, and in some instances enhanced, rights during national health emergencies such as the one we are experiencing now.   Here is a brief summary:

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Health & Welfare Updates for COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020 Health & Welfare Updates Effective March 1, 2020, COVID-19 testing, and related provider or facility fees to administer the test, will be covered at 100% in or out of network, in compliance with the law. Effective March 1, 2020, any visit with your treating provider conducted electronically (phone, facetime, skype, etc.), will […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Member Guidance

March 27, 2020

The U.S. Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and the UBC summarized what that means for our U.S. members. Read about the bill here, and check out more COVID-19 updates at

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IN, KY, OH Governors Exempt Construction From Stay-at-Home Orders

March 25, 2020

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine have all issued Executive Orders to stop the spread of COVID-19.

In Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, construction employees are considered “essential” and are therefore exempt from travel restrictions as they travel to, between and from work. If you have questions or concerns about your specific jobsite, please contact your business representative.

Executive Orders by State:

Indiana Executive Order

Kentucky Executive Order

Ohio Executive Order