What Are Union Carve-Outs?

What Are Union Carve-Outs?

You may be wondering what rights you as a worker have regarding an occupational injury. Truthfully, the process you will need to follow to obtain medical treatment is somewhat determined by whether or not you are part of a union.  If you are part of a union, it is very likely you belong to one… Read more »

UCWCP Rules and Regulations Explained

UCWCP Rules and Regulations Explained

Understanding Your Union’s Workman’s Comp for Construction Work Many Minnesota construction unions participate in the Union Construction Workers’ Compensation Program (UCWCP). This system provides special coverage and protections for workers in the construction industry. However, it can be challenging to navigate UCWCP’s policies and procedures, especially if you’re experiencing a chronic illness or stress injury… Read more »

I’m a Construction Worker in Minnesota. Do I Have to Report a Workplace Injury to My Union?

I’m a Construction Worker in Minnesota. Do I Have to Report a Workplace Injury to My Union?

Construction workers serve critical roles in our society, building essential infrastructure that delivers services to our communities, shelters our families, and develops our towns and cities. However, men and women in construction face innumerable risks and safety hazards that differ at every site they work and, at times, they are injured on the job. In… Read more »