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  PRESS RELEASE REPOST: Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Labor & Industry Jennifer Berrier filed comments today in support of the United States Department of Labor’s (“USDOL”) proposed updated regulations to the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (“DBRA”).   “The Department’s proposal would put in place common-sense rules that experience shows will help enforcement…Read More

Dan Patrick, a Local Union 167 carpenter,  was announced as the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award from Jefferson School of Continuing Studies. This award was presented to Dan for graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Construction Studies while working full-time with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and Turner Construction.   “I…Read More

4th Year Apprentices out of the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center competed in the annual Skills Expo on May 14th. Every year the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Expo that allows carpenter apprentices to use their skills to show future students and community…Read More

  Job Summary The Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity is looking to continue its long tradition of training a qualified workforce that is prepared to ensure the most challenging construction projects can be completed safely and ahead of schedule. The JAC has been designed to help create many skilled craftspeople for our…Read More

4th-Year apprentices competed in the annual Philly Skills Contest at the Joint Apprentice Carpenters Training Center in Philadelphia & Vicinity on May 6th, 2022. The apprentices competing were selected as the top of their class in each of their crafts.   “Today is our 55th annual open house/contest where our top carpenter students, floor laying…Read More

Pre-apprenticeship training has become a more prevalent way for the District of Columbia workforce to discover pathways into the trades. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters) have partnered with several non-profits in the District to help educate the public about the trades and provide the necessary skills to discover the next…Read More

  The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is searching for active journeyman members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 432 and are interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters  and be assigned to the…Read More

A $50 Million commitment was announced by Atlantic Power Transmission (APT) for workforce development in New Jersey as part of their union supported proposal for transmission development connected to the new offshore wind industry. The New Jersey Offshore Wind Strategic Plan outlined an essential need for a strong workforce and that’s exactly what the Eastern…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is hosting an Open House for their expanded Heavy Construction, Pile Driving & Offshore Wind Training Facility in Hammonton, NJ and for their new EAS Carpenters Dive School in Sicklerville, NJ on Wednesday, May 11th. These state-of-the-art training facilities are a major leap forward in the workforce…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters joined a national effort this week along with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America to highlight the issues of wage theft, worker misclassification, and construction industry tax fraud. This annual event, Tax Fraud Days of Action, takes place during the same time of year…Read More