Day four of carpenters’ strike, picket locations across Puget Sound region

A general view of Climate Change Arena as it undergoes construction in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Tuesday begins day four of the carpenters’ strike across the Seattle area as the Northwest Carpenters Union says workers are demanding better pay to keep up with the cost of living.

Seattle-area carpenters hit the picket lines Thursday, demand higher wages

The union rejected the latest offer, which was a 20% wage increase over the next four years. Negotiations are now stalled, but both sides say they’re willing to go back to the table.

While the workers are on strike, big construction projects are on

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