The Following rates apply to the members of the South Jersey Regional Council of Carpenters,
effective May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007

Classifcation

Date

Wage

Journeyman Carpenter

May 1, 2006

$35.72

Foreman Carpenter

May 1, 2006

$41.08

General Foreman

May 1, 2006

$46.44


Millwrights



Journeyman Millwright

May 1, 2006

$36.56

Foreman Millwright

May 1, 2006

$42.04

General Millwright

May 1, 2006

$47.53

Employers of Millwrights are requested to call Local # 715 at 908-497-9050

Fringe Benefits
The following benefits are to be paid to the New Jersey Carpenters Funds, Raritan Plaza II, P.O. Box 7818,
Edison, NJ, 08818-7818. All monies must be submitted with a completed NJCF benefit form. To request form, please call 1-800-624-3096.

The following is the required breakdown.

Employer Contributed

HEALTH

20%(twenty percent) of the gross wages

PENSION and ANNUITY
25% (twenty five percent).  Job location determines breakdown.
APPRENTICE TRAINING FUND
1% (one percent) of the gross wages
UBCJA/BCA
21 cents per hour for the Health Safety Industry Funds
L/M COOPERATIVE
5 cents per hour for the Labor Management Cooperative

Deducted From Employees Pay And Remitted With Above:

VACATION

5% (five percent) of the gross wages

DUES CHECK-OFF
4% (four percent) of the gross wages

The total package is 55% of the gross wages paid.
46% plus 26 cents per hour is contributed by the employer.
9% is contributed by the employee (deduct this portion from the employee’s pay)

This is an eight (8) hour area with one and one-half (1-1/2 times) the rate for overtime Monday through Saturday.  Two(2) times the regular rate for Sundays and Holidays.

The total package, the total contractor cost per hour for a Journeyman Carpenter is $52.15 ($0.26 UBCJA/BCA is not included).

Apprentice Rates: Carpenters Only

1st  6 months (40%)
$14.29
2nd 6 months (45%)
$16.07
3rd 6 months (50%)
$17.86
4th 6 months (55%)
$19.65
5th 6 months (65%)
$23.22
6th 6 months (75%)
$26.79
7th 6 months (85%)
$30.36
8th 6 months (95%)
$33.93

Health Fund

20% of Gross Payroll

Pension / Annuity Fund

25% of Gross Payroll

Apprentice Fund

1% of Gross Payroll

UBCJA/BCA Health & Safety Industry Funds

21 cents per hour

Labor Management Fund

5 cents per hour

Items Deducted from Wages and Remitted with Above:

Vacation Fund

5% of Gross Payroll

Field Dues Check Off

4% of Gross Payroll

 
What Benefits do Union Carpenters Receive

Medical Benefits
  • Full Family Coverage
  • Major Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescriptions
  • Chiropractic
  • Life Insurance
Pension Benefits
  •  A guaranteed lifetime monthly income (after vesting)
Go to the New Jersey Carpenter Fund website (www.njcf.org) for more information

Annuity Benefits
  •  Accrued with each hour you work
Apprentice Training
  •  Our own Training Center and Staff
Education Reimbursement