We strongly suggest contacting the Local Union at 319-338-1638 for complete information on joining the Carpenters Union Local 1260.


Requirements are as follows:


  • A letter on Company letterhead stating that you have been or will be hired as a journeyman carpenter. This letter must include:
  • Name
  • Social security number
  • Address & phone
  • You must be prepared to pay Initiation fees and dues payments in cash or money order only at time of application
  • Verifiable experience of at least 8 years of commercial carpentry


Journeyman Carpenter Initiation Fees for NEW MEMBERS are: $425.00 plus 3 months dues.


Re-initiation Fees for EX-MEMBERS looking to rejoin are: $475.00 plus 3 months dues


Any Apprentices re-initiating after suspending out will have to pay one years dues as well as all initiation up front.


Fill out the application below

Journeyman Application

Contact Info







Carpenters Local 1260

1008 Wiliam St, Suite 101A

Iowa City, IA 52240
PH: (319)338-1638

FAX: (319)338-3714


Hours: Monday through Friday

8:00am - 12:30pm

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Carpenters Union Local 1260  |  1008 William St Suite 101A., Iowa City IA 52240  |  PH 319-338-1638  |  FX 319-338-3714