Carpenter's Local Union 283



Directions to the Hall:

From I-20 --

Take Exit 200 (Riverwatch Parkway), Turn Right

Pass the Pilot Station, cross over the Rail Road Tracks

Turn Right into River Watch Center

We are the very last building on the road

When are Union meetings held?

Union meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the hall.

How much are my Union window dues?

Effective January 1st 2017 the dues will increase by $1.00, they will be $19 a month, February through December and $22 in January.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Cash, Check, Money Order, Debit and Credit cards or online at or on this website.

Can I mail my dues in?

Yes, you can mail your dues.  Dues may be mailed to:  3025 Riverwatch Parkway, Bldg. 300  Augusta, GA 30907

When will I qualify for Health Insurance?

You will qualify for health insurance once you have worked 375 hours in a period not exceeding four (4) consecutive months.  Once this requirement has been met, the participant will then become eligible on the 2nd month following the month the 375th hour was worked.

*IMPORTANT -At some point  BEFORE you have reached the designated number of hours, please contact the hall for a form to complete, which will need to be submitted to Southern Benefit Administrators.

Who do I contact if I have questions regarding Health Insurance and/or Retirement?

Southern  Benefit Administrators, Inc.     
PO Box 1449
Goodlettsville, TN 37070-1449
[Toll-Free] 1-800-831-4914
[P] (615) 859-0131
[F] (615) 859-0818    

How do I obtain information about Apprenticeship or Journeyman Training?

You may go to the website at:        
or contact Shon Douglas at (706) 722-7174

What should I do when a job ends?

In order to "sign the book" when a job ends, you are responsible for contacting the hall in order to have your name placed on the Available for Work list.  Please note, you should wait until you are off of the job site to call.